Science KS1 & KS2: The Burrowers

A compilation of short films for primary school-aged children, looking at Britain's best-loved burrowing animals.

Find out more about how moles, badgers, rabbits and their babies live underground, and how water voles live alongside riverbanks.

Discover how badgers keep clean, and learn about these burrowing animals' homes, how they socialise and, importantly, how they deal with predators.

Suitable for: Science at KS1 and KS2 in England, Northern Ireland and Wales and at Early and 1st Level in Scotland.

How do badgers keep clean?
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How do badgers live underground?
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How have moles adapted to live underground?
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How do rabbit babies live underground?
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What is a rabbit warren like?
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How have water voles adapted to live near the water?
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