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48 Hours in The New Forest

7 Aug 2012
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Taking a gulp of earthy air, I try to calm my nerves – but my insides are jelly. Heart pounding, I grip the tree trunk three storeys high, peering at the forest floor below.

My ears prick at the sound of a primate’s howl. The beast is getting closer. With a thud, it lands on my branch and bounds over to me. ‘Isn’t this fun?’ grins the stranger...