School: Turlough, Béal an Chloga (roll number 14872)

Location:
Turlough, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Éalaidhe

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The wild animals that are in the place are...

The wild animals that are in this place are, foxes, badgers, martins, weasels, hares rabbits and squirrels.
The fox is very clever animals. He kills rabbits, hens and ducks and eats them. He lives in a burrow in the mountain. There is a cure in his tongue for taking out a thorn.
The badger is not as swift as a fox. He lives in a burrow in the mountain. The martin is like a cat. When lambs are young he makes a hole and drinks his blood. He lives in woods amoung the bushes.
The weasel is very small. He kills rabbits and drinks their blood.

Collector
Martin Mc Gann
Gender
male
Informant
Michael Mc Gann
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Aghawinnaun, Co. Clare
Language
English