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Cliff

By Miles Herbert    
"Cliff" is a Steppe Lemming (Lagarus lagarus) and is a bit special. As a youngster he was bullied by his siblings so we had to separate him from the others and bring him up on his own. He is a stubborn little cuss who has anger issues - when I first got him he was scared of everything and very bitey. Now he has been living on my desk for the last 2 months he has got very used to me being there, so now greets me happily looking for a treat ... before biting me! Cliff and I are going to fall out ...

Tags: Wildlife Nature Animals Rodents Pets and captive animals Lemming

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KarenFB Plus
14 5.4k 176 England
30 Aug 2019 3:45PM
A gorgeous photo - he looks so innocent! Wink

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Miles Herbert 17 1.9k 4 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2019 3:51PM

Quote:A gorgeous photo - he looks so innocent! Wink


"Heh heh ... put your hand in and try to stroke me human ..."
xwang 11 56 8
30 Aug 2019 5:24PM
A wonderful story,.. and wonderfully taken photo. He looks lovely.
Are there any anger management courses for Steppe Lemming?
30 Aug 2019 8:34PM
Beautiful portrait and lovely caption.

Lory
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2132 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2019 9:09PM
What do you call a lemming with a seagull on its head?
Cliff !

I assume he is in a cage on your desk, otherwise you might not have any fingers left.
Saastad 1 16 5 Norway
30 Aug 2019 11:27PM
Lovely photo!
Miles Herbert 17 1.9k 4 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2019 9:46AM
Cliff says thank you for the support Smile

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