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Hedgehogs hibernate to bypass the cold months of the year when food becomes scarce. If the weather is warm and food is put out for them every night, some hedgehogs do not feel the need to hibernate ...

Forget their fearsome reputation, and consider trying to attract bats rather than avoid them. If you garden or spend a lot of time outside, bats are quite beneficial. They eat insects and offer an ...

As they forage nuts to cache for the winter months, autumn is a great time to see red ...

British hedgehogs have suffered a rapid population decline. Here are 10 ways you can save these adorable ...

Talpa europaea A mole looks very distinctive, if you can see one. It has a rounded body, velvety, grey-black fur, spade-like front claws, a short, furry tail, tiny eyes and a pink, ...

Mus musculus This tiny rodent has greyish fur, large ears, a pointed snout and a long, scaly tail. Apart from humans, it is probably the commonest mammal in the ...

Oryctolagus cuniculus Rabbits have brown-grey fur, pale bellies and long ears (but these are relatively short compared with those of a ...

(Apodemus sylvaticus) The wood mouse has an orange brown body, with pale-grey underside, that grows to 8-10cm; its tail adds ...

(Mustela nivalis) Smaller than the stoat, the weasel’s slim, slinky body reaches 21cm and its tail an extra ...

(Micromys minutus) Orange-to-red-brown body with pale underside is 5.5-6.5cm; prehensile tail ...

(Mustela erminea) The stoat’s slim, body reaches ...

(Muscardinus avellanarius) Stocky, tawny body 6-9cm; fluffy tail ...

Sciurus carolinensis These squirrels have grey fur and often sit upright with their large bushy tails arched over their ...
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