All Creatures Great and Small Book Tag

Book Tag all Creatures Great & SmallHello πŸ˜€ I haven’t taken part in a book tag for ages but loved this one that Stargazer @ For Book Lovers and Random People shared recently. It was created by Cari @ All Creatures Great and Small

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What’s your favourite animal?

It’s got to be red pandas! They look so cute and fluffy, although I suspect in the wild they are probably not so nice!

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What got you interested in animals?

I grew up with cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits goldfish, and even a goat at one point, so I couldn’t help but be interested! πŸ˜‚

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Do you have a pet?

No sadly most rental properties over here don’t allow pets, so I haven’t owned one for years.Β 

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What is your favourite non-fiction book about animals?

I’m not sure I actually have a favourite, although I have listened to a few recently that I thoroughly enjoyed. Hugh Bonneville reading an abridged version of Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals is brilliant so it could be this as I’ve listened to it twice now.

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What’s your favourite fiction book about animals?

It’s got to be the Narnia books, which are full of animals!

Aslan

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Have you been part of any animal conservation efforts?

Not officially but I always try and help a stranded animal, bird, or indeed insect if I see one. A couple of weeks ago I helped protect a hedgehog from traffic when I was out for a walk with my son. I actually really enjoyed standing in the road directing the cars and the drivers all slowed down and smiled when they realised what was going on. πŸ˜€

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Β What is your top bucket list to with animals?

I would love to get a photo of a Barn owl in the wild. We have them over here but I’ve only ever see or heard them when I haven’t had my camera handy.

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Β Have you ever dressed up as an animal?

Does Dracula count?Β  (groan, sorry for the pun!) πŸ€ͺ

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What is your favourite YouTube clip with animals?

I love the Olive and Mabel videos from Andrew Cotter, here’s one from a while back πŸ˜€

I’m not going to tag anyone, but do feel free to join in if you want to! πŸ˜€

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  1. Loved this post Nicki β™₯ I had never seen an Olive and Mabel video but have just watched six of them in a row. I don’t do ‘tag’ posts, but if I did it would be this one. FYI, I’m a cat person living for many years without a cat. The only pets in my life are my two granddogs, Kooper and Oakley, who are King Charles Cavalier spaniels.

  2. Yay, I am so glad you did this! Loved reading your answers and the story about the hedge hog is so sweet. Can’t believe you grew up with this variety of animals – it must have been lively! 😁

  3. Such a cute tag! I don’t know if I could pick a favourite animal but maybe a top 5?! I love animals! I will have to do this one πŸ™‚

      1. Forgot to answer the question πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ My favourite animals are cats, house cats as well as big cats, and I also adore manatees.

      2. I’ve literally had cats all my life, my parents had one when I was born and when he died we got another one and when I moved out I got my own, I can’t even imagine a life without a feline buddy.

  4. Red panda’s are the cutest! I love that all our pets are rescues, and I did a lot of WWF collecting when I was younger… Lately it’s been mostly saving birds and butterflies from my cats though haha. I also dressed up as a vampire once; otherwise, does a monkey plushie to go with my Pippi Longstocking costume when I was little count? xD

  5. This is an awesome tag Nicki. I so miss having a dog since I had to say goodbye to my Biggie almost three years ago now. I have been thinking of getting a rescue, but I want a small dog and most of the rescues are big ones, but I will keep looking. Not sure what my favourite animal in the wild would be, I would have to say pandas. I love their antics, or maybe otters, as they are so much like humans in their interactions with one another. I love all your answers.

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