Why Do The British Love Wildlife?

Francesco Da Mosto leaves his native Italy to explore the apparent special relationship between the British and the natural world.

From buzzards to hedgehogs or dormice to snails, we seem to love them all, but why? Francesco discovers that the answer seems to lie in the 19th century.

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Francesco Da Mosto leaves his native Italy to explore the apparent special relationship between the British and the natural world.

From buzzards to hedgehogs or dormice to snails, we seem to love them all, but why? Francesco discovers that the answer seems to lie in the 19th century.

*2008010820090817

Francesco Da Mosto leaves his native Italy to explore the apparent special relationship between the British and the natural world.

From buzzards to hedgehogs or dormice to snails, we seem to love them all, but why? Francesco discovers that the answer seems to lie in the 19th century.