RIP Tufty.

Cycling round the beautiful French country lanes as much as I do, (51 miles today) I get to see a lot of road kill, or remnants of “La Chasse.”

Today though, I saw the one sight that I, as an Englishman, find the worst to see.

Poor little red squirrel, flattened in the middle of the road.

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As all Brits know, they are almost extinct on our sceptered isle, just a very few small pockets of resistance, holding out against their large, brash, grey American rivals. Although they are fairly common here in France, certainly around where I live, each time I see a poor little tufty, lying dead in the road, it makes me very sad.

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Elderly rotund toothless male seeks wilderness to travel to.
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