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Brocks, a fox, and oh, deer!

I was too busy with Willow to post this article on its anniversary, but no matter… 13 July 2008. There’s a guy on the internet who advises would-be badger watchers to arrive at their sett of choice well before the … Continue reading

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Willow goes wild

What a week this has been for badgers and those of us who care about them. The big news of course has been the Badger Trust’s successful court action which has prevented the culling of badgers in Wales. Closer to … Continue reading

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Victory for badgers

A few weeks ago I asked: What did 11,000 badgers die for? The 11,000 badgers in question were killed as part of the Randomised Badger Culling Trial or ‘Krebs Experiment,’ the results of which showed quite clearly that a badger … Continue reading

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One weekend, two rescues

When my phone rings in the small hours, as it did at about ten past one on Saturday morning, I know what the call is going to be about. Sure enough, as I struggled to wake up properly (I’ve not … Continue reading

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Brandon goes back

Back in April, I rescued a very sorry-looking badger who I named Brandon, after the Warwickshire village close to where he was found (see A week in the life (Part 2)). He had a large wound on his rump which … Continue reading

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Synchronised bedding collection

Another blast from the past… 19 June 2008. Tonight, knowing that the forecasts were for two or three days of wet weather, I decided to make the most of the evening sunshine by going for a walk and then attempting … Continue reading

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