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There will always be an England.

by drpruner / March 26, 2011 3:35 AM PDT

"UK's oil beetle search under way
Conservationists are asking the public to take part in the first survey of the UK's threatened oil beetles ...
'And it means they have this intimate link with wild bees, so they're a really good indicator of the health of our countryside' ...
Because the females like to dig their burrows on bare ground, they can often be seen walking across footpaths.
The National Trust is helping with the survey by erecting signs on its land encouraging people to look down to spot the insects (and avoid squashing them)."

Here we have "deer crossing" signs, to protect the wildlife and our autos. (An elk gets its revenge by totalling your car.) But no 'bug crossing' signs yet.
And of course the English will read and heed the signs. Good on 'em.


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