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28 May 2012 As this tiny harvest mouse seemed to blow away a dandelion, who knows what it was wishing for. These heartwarming pictures of one of Britain's most elusive rodents were taken by amateur photographer Matt Binstead last weekend. He said: '
13 May 2012 It might be small but this little mouse is no 'wee timorous beastie' as it hangs by its flexible tale in a gymnastic attempt to look for food...The tiny creatures rely almost completely on hearing to find their way around and can pick up
The brown bear cubs watch their parents butting heads as they play in Alaska Clash of the titans: One of the bears gets behind the other as their huge parents square up to each other They then pushed themselves apart in a gesture seen in many a
The Harvest Mouse, aka Micromys minutus , measures just two-to-three inches in length, and weighs about half as much as your typical house mouse. But M. minutus which makes its home in wheat fields, reed beds, and other forms of tall vegetation has a
12 April 2012 They are rarely glimpsed even by expert naturalists...The wild weasel, related to larger stoats and pine martens, was spotted by Lynne Newton at Grey Lake reserve in Somerset...A wild weasel, Britain's smallest and most elusive
ThinkStock At first glance, an ermine is a cute, tiny weasel-like creature that pads lightly on the snow. It's that mysterious little creature running across a ski trail or road, U.S...They poke their heads up out of the snow occasionally to see what'
17 March 2012 The protected species which inspired one of the most loved characters in children's literature Ratty from The Wind In The Willows is under threat as drought hits its natural habitat. Kenneth Grahame is said to have written his children'
Sean Patrick Farrell/The New York Times Stuart Parker measured a wolverine's paw print left in the snow...You wouldn't have heard me say that when I had to do that for our dog around the house. Gregg Treinish, an experienced outdoorsman, organized
They say you should never try to outrun a bear... and fleeing down a slippery slope won't help you either. As these pictures show, these two thrilled bears puffed with enjoyment as they hurtled downhill on their backsides. Visitors to an animal park
Sleepy bear emerges from hibernation to say hello to the world after snoozing all through winter Last updated at 11:22 AM on 24th February 2012 Doesn't this furry fellow look grumpy?...Bleary-eyed and dozy, Palle-Jooseppi the brown bear is decidedly