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Three Predators of the Woodlands

Posted by Tahlia David on

So I've talked a lot about some of the endangered animals in our woodlands here in the UK, so I thought I'd change it up a bit today and talk about the predators.  In this country, there's very few 'wild' animals that could cause a huge amount of harm to someone out for a walk luckily. So our predators are pretty deadly to their smaller prey, just not so much for us, which gives us a chance to admire them if we encounter them out in the wild.   1. The Fox Photo by James Armes on Unsplash.com The fox is a...

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Hedgehogs in Springtime

Posted by Tahlia David on

As slightly warmer weather starts arriving, the hedgehogs come out of hibernation. Depending on how mild it has been over the past few weeks, some may have already been out and about for a little while.

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The Dormouse

Posted by Tahlia David on

When they do rouse from their slumber, they spend their nights in their hedgerow homes, looking for their favourite foods: hazelnuts, berries and insects. They can be preyed upon by a few predators, including owls, grey squirrels, even cats and badgers when they are ground level in hibernation.

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The Hare

Posted by Tahlia David on

Hares are lovely creatures, we're all familiar with the image of one running through farmlands through the long grass. Now you may wonder what they were doing in the endangered species collection, seeing as officially they were Least Concern. But they have quite an interesting story, and have declined rapidly over the past few decades, mostly down to hunting and adaptation of habitat.

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Hedgehogs in Winter

Posted by Tahlia David on

A quick snoop around my website, shop or sewing room would probably tell you I love hedgehogs. I've always thought they were cute, but learning about their endangered status inspired me to create my pattern collection, research hedgehogs in my own garden, and now continue looking out for them and anything I can do to help the cause.

 

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