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British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

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Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

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Shrews, Moles, Hedgehogs & other Insectivores

The order Insectivora is no longer recognised by biologists. It used to be an artificial collection of small, unspecialized and not very closely related insect-eating mammals, many members of which look a lot like each other due to convergent evolution. Subsequent taxonomic revisions have scattered its members over various other groups. The remaining species are now being referred to as the order Eulipotyphla by scientists, and include the hedgehogs, and various shrews and moles.

Since most people outside of scientific circles would still expect to find all these species grouped together, we follow this tradition, referring the whole group as "other insectivores", rather than Insectivora, though we recognise the group is, technically speaking, obsolete.

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