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A Scurry of Squirrels

Nurturing The Wild

Written by Polly Pullar / with Romain Pizzi

£14.99

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ISBN: 9781780277042
Published: 01 Jul 2021
Format: Paperback
Extent: 240
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Birlinn
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About the Book

Polly Pullar has had a passion for red squirrels since childhood. As a wildlife rehabilitator, she knows the squirrel on a profoundly personal level and has hand-reared numerous litters of orphan kits, eventually returning them to the wild.

In this book she shares her experiences and love for the squirrel and explores how our perceptions have changed. Heavily persecuted until the 1960s, it has since become one of the nation’s most adored mammals. But we are now racing against time to ensure its long-term survival in an ever-changing world.

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Polly’s Perthshire farm, where she works continuously to encourage wildlife great and small, she highlights how nature can, and indeed will, recover if only we give it a chance. In just two decades, her efforts have brought spectacular results, and numerous squirrels and other animals visit her wild farm every day.


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