Nature Notes from Tanzania

Nature Notes from Tanzania

Outwater, Anne


Book ID 492

See also

Outwater, Anne Nature Notes from Tanzania, 2000
Page Number: 102

A Striped Grass Mouse comes to tea

At Gibb's Farm in Karatu it is not uncommon to see a Striped Grass Mouse in the garden or amongst the coffee trees. They are used to the hotel guests and their voices, probably associating them with bits of dropped cake at tea time. By being still, one can be quite sure of having the good luck to watch them go about their business unperturbed.

. . . .

He could dash into the coffee trees acros the lawn if he wanted. The scent of the frangipani pervades the space, and the birdsong went on and on. A beautiful place for a most elegant mouse.

Extract ID: 3160