Regular readers will know that litter poses a huge problem for wildlife across England and Wales every day. Each year we receive around 5,000 calls about birds and animals who have become caught up in litter that has been thoughtlessly discarded by humans.
Archive for January, 2017
Both wild and most domestic rabbits have warm fur coats, and most breeds have thick fur pads on their feet so they are adapted to cold conditions. However, domestic rabbits kept outside do not have the protection of a burrow like they do in the wild, so will need some help to keep warm over winter.
Why do foxes scream?
Foxes scream and bark to communicate with each other, particularly during mating season. Cubs can also make little barking noises to get their mother’s attention!
January is usually the height of the mating season for foxes. During this time it’s not unusual to hear loud high pitched screams as they confirm territory to rival groups. Females also make this screaming call during the act of mating. These screams have been known to sound like a person … continue reading ››