Posts Tagged ‘wildlife centre’

Get your ducks in a row!

It’s Friday and to celebrate that Friday feeling we thought we’d show you a couple of short clips of some of the adorable ducklings in our wildlife centres at the moment.

These young mallards were captured on film at Mallydams Wildlife Centre near Hastings by one of our press officers.

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Orphaned ducklings

Young ducklings admitted to our wildlife centres are reared in small groups. Once they’ve grown they’re moved on to a small shallow outside pool, like the … continue reading ››

Rabbit and leveret rearing at East Winch

Nest of rabbit kittens © RSPCA

Despite the cold weather, we’ve had an influx of baby rabbits and hares here at East Winch Wildlife Centre.

Over the past week alone, we’ve admitted two tiny baby rabbits and six leverets (baby hares). Three of the leverets were so small that we think they must be only a day or two old because they were all found together –  the the young normally disperse after a few days so that the whole litter is not lost in … continue reading ››