dormouse

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Related to hazel dormice: Gliridae, common dormouse
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small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather

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The Government's conservation agency will also fund projects which aim to preserve traditional orchards and moves to restore hedgerows in a bid to help hazel dormice.
The People's Trust for Endangered Species will receive pounds 180,000 for work to restore hedgerows in a bid to reconnect isolated populations of hazel dormice and reverse the two-thirds decline in the species seen since the 1970s.