How to use Dormouse in a sentence

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  • His teapots include the adorable Dormouse from Alice in Wonderland.

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  • The fur of the dormouse is tawny above and paler beneath, with a white patch on the throat.

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  • The common dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius, ranging from England to Russia and Asia, is of the size of a mouse and mainly chestnutcoloured.

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  • At the beginning of the cold season the common dormouse retires to its nest, and curling itself up in a ball, becomes dormant.

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  • The woodland is mainly hazel coppice and is home to the rare dormouse.

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  • Here it may be mentioned that Leithia, from the Pleistocene of Malta, originally regarded as a giant dormouse, seems near akin to Anomalurus.

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  • Among the more remarkable forms are a species of hippopotamus, the elephant (including a pigmy variety), and a gigantic dormouse.

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  • Before retiring they become very fat, and at such times the edible dormouse is a favourite article of diet on the Continent.

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  • We started by making ' stuffed dormouse ', which was a Roman delicacy.

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  • Ancient woodland shelters the common dormouse, now, alas, becoming rare.

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  • The native British dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius is a nocturnal, secretive mammal, with orange-yellow fur and a long furry tail.

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  • The value plats is immense, supporting important species such as the dormouse with the grassland under the trees supporting a diverse flora.

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  • Other species found on the reserve include roe and fallow deer, fox, stoat, harvest mouse and occasional dormouse.

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  • The results will help conservationists to develop a national plan to save the dormouse from extinction.

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  • In the case of dormice these marks are quite distinctive and finding dormouse eaten nuts forms the basis of our survey.

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  • The hazel dormouse, which has disappeared from many areas of the country in recent decades, is being restored to its historic habitats.

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  • He reminds me of a little dormouse, the way he curls up, with his little feet all tucked up.

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  • During the winter, this will involve coppicing the specially managed woodland, which is home to the endangered dormouse.

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  • Coppiced hazel is the typical home of the dormouse, now sadly becoming scarce due to the loss of such places.

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