Mammals

Asian Short-Clawed Otter

Asian Short-Clawed Otter

Also known as Oriental Small-Clawed Otters, are the smallest species of otter in the world.

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European Bison or Wisent

European Bison or Wisent

Bison feed mainly on grasslands and will browse on shoots and leaves.

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Giant otter

Giant otter

A Giant Otter can eat up to 5 kg of fish per day but will also eat crabs, small mammals, snakes etc.

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Red Deer

Red Deer

The Red Deer is the UK’s largest land mammal and is native to our shores.

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European Badger

European Badger

Badgers are very sociable creatures, living in a family group of 5 – 20 members.

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Eurasian Otter

Eurasian Otter

Otters are semi-aquatic animals eating fish, frogs, crabs, small birds and mammals.

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European Souslik

European Souslik

This lovely ground squirrel is in serious decline and now extinct in many areas leaving fragmented, unviable groups.

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European Polecat

European Polecat

A solitary and mainly nocturnal animal with a dark brown pelage and cream underbelly.

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Fallow Deer

Fallow Deer

The male is a buck, the female a doe and the young a fawn which is born in late spring.

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European Ferret

European Ferret

There is evidence that ferrets have been domesticated for over 2,500 years.

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Grey Wolf

Grey Wolf

Wolves are known as keystone predators as they regulate herd animals by taking out the sick and weak animals.

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Harvest Mouse

Harvest Mouse

Smallest of the British rodents weighing only 5 to 11gm.

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European Hedgehog

European Hedgehog

The hedgehog is abundant throughout its range and a popular visitor to gardens in the UK.

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Eurasian Lynx

Eurasian Lynx

Like most cats the Lynx prefers hunting at dawn and dusk lying up during the day in caves and dens.

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North American River Otter

North American River Otter

Otters are semi-aquatic animals eating fish, frogs, crayfish, small birds and mammals.

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European Pine Marten

European Pine Marten

This stunning, elusive animal has a chestnut brown fur and a creamy throat bib.

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Wild Boar

Wild Boar

Ancestors of our domestic pig the males have 4 growing tusks which are used for fighting off other males in the breeding season.

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Sika Deer

Sika Deer

It’s name comes from “shika” the Japanese word for deer.

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Scottish Wildcat

Scottish Wildcat

The Scottish Wildcat is a sub-species of the Wildcat found throughout Europe.

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European Roe Deer

European Roe Deer

The Roe deer is one of two deer species native to the UK.

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Reeves’ Muntjac Deer

Reeves’ Muntjac Deer

Muntjac are a solitary deer although many individuals may occur in the same area.

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Red-Necked Wallaby

Red-Necked Wallaby

A group of wallabies is called a “mob” but this species is mainly solitary.

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Red Fox

Red Fox

The Red Fox is the largest of the true foxes and the most geographically spread of all carnivores.

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