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Did you know that at Chillingham near Wooler in Northumberland you can see cattle thought to be directly descended from the wild cattle that once roamed Britain? The still undomesticated white animals were apparently kept as a genetically distinct breed because of their enclosure within defensive walls built in the 13th century to guard against Scottish Reivers.

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The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn. - Robert Burns
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