When Jean-François and Michel Terrasse were children, their mother took them to the mountain peaks of the Basque Country where they could observe vultures, conforming to a method of her own.
"To attract them, she told us to lie on our backs and play dead," says Jean-François Terrasse with a laugh. And it worked! After a while, these bone-breaking raptors were more and more numerous to turn us above. They were superb!"
Is it the imprint left by these carefree years of frolicking freely in nature that pushes him today to live in the very heart of his own nature reserve? In 1999, Jean-François Terrasse had the small haven of greenery classified as such as he settled more than forty years ago.
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Located a few kilometers south of Bayonne, and ardently defended against the devouring urbanization of the seaside villas of the coast, its ten hectares of water, woods and meadows hosts hundreds of species...
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