Category Archives: Rescues

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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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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An unexpected death

Whenever I am called out to rescue an injured badger I naturally hope for a happy ending, one in which the casualty gets a second chance after receiving treatment and recovering from his or her wounds. Watching the animal you … Continue reading

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A week in the life (Part 2)

As you may have gathered from this blog, life as a Brockwatcher involves more than just watching Brocks. Protecting the amazing animals which provide so much pleasure is also high on the agenda, and this involves amongst other things, rescues, … Continue reading

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A week in the life (Part 1)

An afternoon’s sett checking, a 33rd anniversary badger watch and a call-out to two apparently orphaned badger cubs was just the start of an eventful week in the life of a Brockwatcher. The week would go on to include a … Continue reading

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