Wild Rabbit

Wild Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Wild rabbits are so delightful and amazing survivalists. They were thought to have been brought to Britain in the 12th century for sport, food and fur. Escaping their rabbit enclosures they soon spread far and wide becoming the most successful colonisers. Wherever grass grows rabbits will be found. Rabbits are very good at grazing right down to the grasses' meristems.  As

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Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel Sciurus vulgaris The red squirrel is Britain's only native squirrel. These squirrels who have white or pale brown tail hairs are thought to be the only true British red squirrels. Those that do not have these paler tails may be descended from Scandinavian introductions who were without white tails. Sadly the red squirrel is in terminal decline. The American grey squirrels introduced in

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