The Burrowers: Animals Underground Part 3 (Rabbits)

Saturday, August 31st, 2013
Someone has been planting new gorse bushes between takes!

The final episode of Animals Underground, is set above ground – with the youngsters growing up and learning to survive outside the warren. To recap, the original adult population has grown from ten to fifty odd, with the adult females on their second (a few none agouti’s in this batch!) and third litters. Population Explosion […]

The Burrowers: Animals Underground Part 2 (Rabbits)

Sunday, August 25th, 2013
mum and baby rabbit

Episode 2 of The Burrowers: Animals Underground follows the youngsters as they grow up in the warren and then take their first steps outside. It also looks at how the warren helps protect rabbits from predators.

The Burrowers: Animals Underground Part 1 (Rabbits)

Saturday, August 17th, 2013
artificial rabbit warren

Last night the BBC broadcast the first in a new series: The Burrowers: Animals Underground presented by Chris Packham. It aims to observe what badgers, water voles and rabbits get up to whilst they are underground by building and stocking artificial tunnel systems accessible to cameras. Just in case you missed it, here is a review of the first episode.

Scamp’s Birthday – Baby Pics

Sunday, April 25th, 2010
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As near as I can estimate today or tomorrow is Scamp’s third birthday. As I haven’t posted it before, I thought I would tell you Scamp’s ‘gotcha’ story. There are some happy bits and some very sad bits and lots of baby photos. I got a call in the beginning of May in 2007. My […]

Rabbits Eat Grass

Friday, May 22nd, 2009
Grass in Trays

With all the different dry foods, fancy types of hays and treats available for discerning rabbit owner to chose from sometimes the simplest diet options get overlooked. Grass is the most natural of foods for a rabbit to eat and is often readily available at very low (if any) cost. It is tasty, if you […]