Welcome to the Autumn Issue of The Mammal Next Door!

Autumn can be a fabulous time of year in the UK with it’s annual changing of colours. There is a glut of food for mammals; some of which for example the dormouse and hedgehog will provide essential fat stores for hibernation, whereas others (who don’t hibernate like wood mice and squirrels) will stash food in their burrows or bury them in the ground.

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Red Deer
Mammal Hero

Red deer is the largest land-mammal in the UK. They are a native species but they are confined to...

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Family Tree

Rodents make up the largest order of mammals, with over 40 percent of mammalian species...

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This is one of the UK’s most threatened wildlife habitats, rarer than rainforests! Heathland is...

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What have Oddity & Cosmos been up to since we saw them last?

Here are some of the mammals Oddity has spotted on his nightly flight over the farm...

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Get Your Paws Dirty!

Games and crafts to keep you entertained on rainy days.

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