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Badgers are ingenious

A couple of weeks ago I noticed part of the fencing where I walk looked like it had been trodden on. On close inspection I could see a badger trail leading up to and away from the fence. Normally the … Continue reading

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Trail camera, badgers and darker evenings

It’s getting darker earlier and earlier each evening and it won’t be long before the clocks go back meaning it will be dark not long after I get home from school. I’ll miss seeing the badgers in daylight, but look … Continue reading

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Follow a trail – Day 11

  For day 11 of 30 Days Wild we followed the trail of a fox. We crawled on our hands and knees through bracken and nettles, under brambles and over fallen logs. We found discarded meat and an old rabbit … Continue reading

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Badger watching at Wytham Woods.

Oxfordshire Mammal Group runs various educational events throughout the year. Yesterday was an afternoon of looking and learning about signs of Badgers, followed by an evening of Badger watching in Wytham Woods. Wytham Woods is located just outside Oxford and owned … Continue reading

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Foxes

Red Foxes (Vulpes Vulpes) are a member of the Dog family, but have many similarities to cats, being mainly solitary and using a pouncing method of hunting. As well as communicating using body language and facial expressions, foxes communicate using … Continue reading

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A badger and a fox

It is not often that I get both a badger and a fox together, mostly they will avoid each other and the fox will only appear once the badgers have left for the fields. During the day I often find … Continue reading

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Polecat, Badgers and a fox

I started the week off by going to see Ben Garrod’s ‘So you think you know about Dinosaurs’ show in Cheltenham. It was brilliant, not only is the show informative but it is really fun. Packed with loads of film … Continue reading

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