Posts Tagged ‘Wildlife’

Why do foxes behave the way they do?


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 ››

The gull next door


Public opinion is divided on gull behaviour, which can include territorial calls in the early morning, ripping open bin bags and swooping down on people and snatching their food. But these are all behaviours with pretty good explanations – and such gull-related annoyances can be easily managed if you take a little time to understand them.