Harvest mouse Tim tennis balls
'Tim' the harvest mouse in Bristol, finding a new home in one of Wimbledon's discarded tennis balls, which were donated to the the Wildlife Trust in Avon, Glamorgan and Northumberland by the All England Lawn Tennis Club. * The balls will be used in an attempt to aid the survival of micromys minutus, Britain's smallest mammal which weighs the same as a twenty pence piece. The tiny rodent builds its nest above ground away from predators on long stalks of grass in areas of dense vegetation and reedbed, but suitable area have been in decline recently due to intensive farming methods. The conservation programme will provide artificial homes in Avon, Glamorgan and Northumberland and started on the 21st June.
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Entertainment - Peter Cook and Judy Huxtable
Comedian Peter Cook with actress Judy Huxtable, whom he plans to marry. He was taking literally a line from the hit song "Like a Bridge over Troubled Water, I will lay me down" during filming for a new chat and comedy show "Where do I sit?", in which Judy will support him.
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British Associations Festival of Science - Glasgow University
Psychologist Dr Richard Wiseman, 34, (right) watches student Peter Costello, 17, dressed as a chicken (left) cross the road at the British Association's Festival of Science at Glasgow University. Dr Wiseman is launching The Laugh Lab - a year-long, internet-based study to find the nation's funniest joke and explore the psychology of humour.
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