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Broch

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Bishop, you may already know but I'll mention it in case others don't, you need a licence to handle dormice. So, if there is one in there you shouldn't be looking but you don't know until you look :)
 
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Inside the wire, Llanelli
Had any tube contained nesting material would of left it well alone. Common sense don't know then leave it alone sort of thing The ones I found are all along a footpath in plain site so it's not like you can avoid seeing inside them.
 
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Broch

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Are supposed to be nice slowly grilled, dipped in honey and pine kernels....

( Roman receipe, 2 millenia old +- :). )
I think you'll find that's Edible Dormouse (Glis glis) not our native Hazel Dormouse ( Muscardinus avellanarius) :)
 
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Broch

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They'd have certainly noticed the difference in their hunger. An Edible Dormouse can be up to 150g normally and over 200g before hibernation whereas a Hazel Dormouse only reaches 30g tops :)