Mary Wakefield Mary Wakefield

Why Merlina, the Tower of London raven, was so remarkable

Ravens at the Tower of London (photo: Getty)
Merlin (or Merlina), the cleverest and most sociable of the Tower of London ravens is missing. It’s a bad omen — if the ravens leave the Tower, the city is said to be doomed. But it’s saddest for London’s Ravenmaster Chris Skaife who Merlina had pretty much chosen as her mate.

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