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‘Watership Down’ author Adams dies aged 96

LONDON:¬†British author Richard Adams, the author of the much-loved classic novel Watership Down about a community of rabbits, has died at the age of 96, a statement on the book's website said on Tuesday. "Richard's much-loved family announce with sadness that their dear father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at 10 pm (2200 GMT) on Christmas Eve," the statement said. The tear-jerking tale is about a group of rabbits searching for a new home after the destruction of their warren, encountering…