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Lost Foxes of Lakeland Part One

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Sadly the “native” foxes of Lakeland appear to have become almost extinct in the very late 1890s or possibly early 1900s. No research was ever done on them and little documentary evidence is available. They pass briefly through the written reports of fox hunts prior to their demise and no doubt somewhere in a valley-head...

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The Lost Foxes of Lakeland Part Two

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The Greyhound Fox “Fierce as a tiger, and long as a hay-band, and with an amiable cast of features very like the Chancellor of the Exchequer,” is very bad to kill “top o’ t’ ground,” and still worse when he gets into a burn (borran). Jackson Gillbanks 1870 NB Material reproduced on this thread is...

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