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Cinclus cinclus
Common Name: White-throated Dipper
Date Made/Found: January 1982
Place Object Found: Grindleford
Department: Natural History
Accession Number: 1985.318
Many of the specimens brought into museums in recent years were killed by cats. This specimen of Dipper was cat killed in 1982, but the problem is thought to be much worse now. It is estimated that cats kill around 275 million small birds and mammals each year. If you have a pet cat, you can help by attaching a bell to its collar, which serves as a warning to anything it might be stalking.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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