Six Spot Burnet
Pewsey National Nature Reserve, Wiltshire
All species of Burnet moth contain cyanide and have bright colours warning predators they are toxic.

Whenever i am out n’ about in the hills and countryside i always carry the 600 page Dorling Kindersley Wildlife of Nature book. Half the size and weight of a house brick. It contains 99% of the trees, wild flowers and plants, fungi, lichen, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates in the UK.

Every day is a school day.

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