Long ago in the remote Highlands, a clutch of eggs, sealed away since the dawn of time, hatched to produced the ancestors of the Nesslets and Draglets
Over the eight thousand years since the retreat of the glaciers, those first few hatchlings have thrived and spread to any part of the world where deep lakes or lochs nestle midst heather clad hills and mountains.
All the Nesslets and Draglets are affectionate by nature and can become extremely faithful through time. Their nests are made from peat stained driftwood and coloured pebbles and can be found under sheltered grassy banks on the shores of inland waters. The young hatchlings feed almost exclusively on yellow spring heather. When Nesslet collecting it is most important not to startle the mother and her young
The above is copyright of Carol Lynn Penny, used with kind permission
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