Animals: St. Kilda for Birds

Two summers ago two octogenarian Scots made a deal for the barren island of St. Kilda, among The Hebrides. Seller was Sir Reginald Macleod, 84, 24th chief of the clan, director of Shell Transport & Trading Co. Buyer was Archibald Kennedy, Marquess of Ailsa. Last summer the Marquess removed St. Kilda's 35 tenants, their cattle and a few sheep to Ayrshire where he owns 76,000 acres. Left behind were wild sheep, seamews and puffins. Declared the Marquess' heir, Archibald Kennedy, Earl of Cassillis: "My father and I will never again permit the...

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