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2 visiting Badgers

Observed: 27th March 2012 By: corylus
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Something has stolen bird seed via catflap more than once.This has happened to next door one summer & I do not see why it would be a rat as no meat is ever left over very often these days.The compost heap gets dug up & there is often a fox smell but not always .Badgers are prolific due to being fed ,no hedgehogs here & bins & lawns suffer but I would rather protect the bin & see them.Any ideas On 1st view the 1st.one looked nearly small enough to fit through This one came within secs. of food being there went on its own then another came a bit later,Def.2 badgers

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Badger and cat flap

Badgers are creatures of habit if one has learned to get through the cat flap it will try the flap every time till it changes its habit due to finding nothing or becoming too large to fit. It is possibly a fox though my guess would be a young badger.

Graham Banwell

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