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Nosy fish – keeping watch. The eyes have it!


I'm keeping watch for predators and intruders. You can see from this video that I have unusual eyes and can look in different directions at the same time.

I've spotted something interesting. I'm off!
 

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I’ve been out playing with the beautiful fallen leaves this week. There are so many amazing colours, I’ve had LOADS of fun! Look what I made! I think it looks a bit like a sunflower. I’m going out again today to make something different, perhaps a rainbow or maybe even a badger!

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It’s been a damp week here so I’ve had great fun looking at all the cobwebs. Every morning they have been covered in tiny glistening dew drops, making then really easy to spot. I never knew there were so many spiders and cobwebs, I’ve seen hundreds and hundreds! Those spiders are pretty clever to weave such wonderful webs don’t you think? I’ve spotted a few flies too that weren’t so clever and have been caught up in the silken threads! I think I might try to take some photos of the webs this week because they are just so beautiful.

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Yesterday I was walking along the edge of the wood when I suddenly heard a strange sound coming from the sky. It sounded a bit like ‘kee-aww, kee-aww’. When I looked up I discovered that there was a pair of buzzards circling overhead, calling out to each other! They soared up higher and higher with their huge wings, it was an awesome sight. Today I’ve seen them again! Maybe they are moving in to the wood. How exciting!

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Wow! I’ve just been looking at all the marine Lego models that you have been busy making. They are awesome! I’m going to have a go at that myself, I wonder if I’ve got enough bricks to make a life-size whale….

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Last night, as soon as I put down my snout down to have a good old snuffle about, I got a terrible tickle right on the end of it. Looking closely I realised there was a hairy caterpillar sitting there tickling me. What a great surprise! He was totally cool with his brown spiky hair – I would need hair gel to get my fur to stick up like that!

He said that he was a Buff Ermine moth caterpillar. I like Buff Ermine moths because they look soft and furry. Here’s a photo of one that I saw last year. I hope he comes back to see me again when he’s got his wings.

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