Meet the Model – Biff the Brown Hare

Meet the Model - Biff the Brown Hare , Lepus europaeus Words by Peter Hanscomb , Photography by Natasha Weyers. Say hello to Biff the Brown Hare , The Brown hare is one of the largest of the lagomorphs. Its head and body length can range from 60 to 75 cm. The Brown hares weight is [...]

Meet the Model – Malcolm the Mallard

Malcolm the Mallard by Peter Hanscomb Say hello to Malcolm the Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos The mallard , dabbling duck can be found throughout the Americas, Europe and North Africa and has been introduced to New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. The male birds or drakes have a glossy green head and are grey on wings [...]

Meet the Model – Rocky the Robin

Say hello to the European Robin , Erithacus rubecula.   The Robin aka the Robin Redbreast is embedded into British folklore. It features in traditional children's stories and is strongly associated with our notion of a traditional British Christmas. It's bright red breast features on many traditional Christmas cards. Legend has it that when Jesus [...]