Final stop, 01st November 2014
Our last day of the incredible Variety Tour starts again very early. Today it is the first day of the Chinese Water Deer season. Chinese water deer were first introduced into Great Britain in the 1870s. The animals were kept in the London Zoo until 1896, when Herbrand Russell oversaw their transferral to Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire.
More of the animals were imported and added to the herd over the next three decades. Today the area around Bedford is well known for its huge population of this species.Today we are concentrating on female CWD and there comes the challenge...