Tagged with: Mammals

8 posts about Mammals on this blog

  1. The Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Monday 18 November 2013, 13:07

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Here's something you don't see everyday - a fox swimming!

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  2. Welsh rabbit – the furry sort!

    Monday 17 June 2013, 15:09

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    These days rabbits are often kept as pets although rabbit meat is still considered a delicacy in many quarters. Yet they did not exist in Britain until after the Norman Conquest.

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  3. Welsh rarebit

    Thursday 23 June 2011, 11:05

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Father and son duo, Jeff and Ashley Cohen - regular contributors to our Wales Nature Flickr group have just sent in some amazing, yet brutal shots of a stoat killing a rabbit up in Conwy, North Wales.

    Looks away now if you're squeamish but remember this is what nature is all about - survival of the...

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  4. Breaking the habit

    Monday 7 February 2011, 09:53

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    We might just see another Welsh island stronghold for red squirrels in the not so distant future..

    Those wise monks on Caldey Island, off the coast of Tenby have devised plans to re-introduce red squirrels to the island.

    It's generally agreed by everyone involved that...

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  5. Feeling a bit ropey

    Friday 15 October 2010, 12:46

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Good news for the reds on Anglesey as specially designed rope bridges are being proposed to help prevent the squirrels from becoming road kill.

    A red squirrel by Alan Burfitt:

    The technique has already been used successfully elsewhere and it's hoped that this will allow the squirrels to move safely...

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  6. The taming of the shrew

    Monday 19 July 2010, 13:37

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Tony Llewellyn sent in an amazing photo of a shrew and caterpillar that I just had to share with you.

    I've no idea how he managed to capture this shot but here it is, for you all to marvel over:
    shrew.jpg


    Shrews as you can see from this photo are tiny creatures, only around two to three inches long and weighing...

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  7. Rodents meet royalty

    Monday 5 July 2010, 11:25

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    The red squirrels at Plas Newydd, Anglesey received a royal visit last week when Prince Charles popped in.

    The prince was there to see for himself just how successful the re-introduction project had been in the the woodland surrounding the historic house.

    Prince Charles during his visit - image courtesy...

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  8. Make your nature count

    Thursday 3 June 2010, 11:10

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Thousands of you will be joining in this week to take part in the RSPB garden wildlife survey which runs from 5-13 June.

    The RSPB is keen to find out as much as they can about mammals such as moles, badgers, foxes as well as birds to build up an accurate picture of what is visiting our gardens at this...

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