30 DAYS WILD
by Alex White
Over the past few weeks of dry weather, we have had quite a few visitors to the garden pond.
First, a female badger turned up and regularly came 5 or 6 times a night to drink. She is lactating so has cubs somewhere. We think it is Arrow, the female from a sett on my local patch.
Mum has been studying the film footage and has worked out that at certain times she comes she has lots of milk, she must then go back and feed her cubs before returning again. Mum is trying to work out how long she leaves her cubs between feeding.
This is the female from last night, front and side view
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