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Mammal gnawing

Observed: 14th October 2011 By: lb6657
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Deer run
Mammal gnawing/scratching

Having previously seen muntjac deer very close to this area of woodland on several occasions last winter I know that this is a deer run.
What I am unsure about is the animal gnawing or scratching on the branch which is about 4 foot into the run, deep in the hedge.

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This looks to be more gnawed rather than scratched, it also looks rather cramped for even a muntjac to access, could be camera angles though.

My suggestion would be rabbits.

Graham Banwell

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