The Time of Small Things

After the driest April in living memory we are nearing the end of the wettest May in living memory

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Across the Plant Kingdom things have leapt into life

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and the Animal Kingdom is full of small things growing up.

Most creatures are far too small to attract much attention, and even most small birds are too well hidden as they are fed by non stop parents.

Sparrows don’t care

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they even use the Sparrow Terrace so everyone knows where they are

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Small Rabbit Jenny has been brought in to improve our breeding stock of Silver Foxes

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She is biding her time

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The hen chicks that were small things are now living in the greenhouse

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but would like to be on the move

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Their smallness status has been usurped

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Claire hatched some eggs

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and also took on some incubator hatchees to include in her training programme

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Some eggs are still waiting

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