A Not 100% well Fox

Thought I’d finally broken my 2013 photography duck today (I haven’t taken a decent photo outside this year) when a fox came out a posed in the sun. Sadly as you can see it has a poorly eye and possibly a touch of mange. That said it seemed pretty healthy otherwise, walking (and running when…

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Fox attack stories and the numbers

I came home yesterday evening to see the fox bites off babies finger story all over the net, followed by Boris Johnson’s call for councils to do more about this ‘the growing problem of urban foxes’ which are a ‘a pest and a menace, particularly in our cities.’  Interesting that his party (The Conservatives for…

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An Otter and a fish pond

Yesterday the story of a garden pond in Norfolk that had been raided by an otter hit the a BBC News and a few weeks ago there was the former fishery owner trying to sue the environment agency for £2.5 millon! because otter ate his fish. Both of these stories hardly left the otters in…

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Pond creatures – ‘meet your neighbours’ style

Had another go at the ‘Meet the Neighbours’ style photos i.e. with a white background. Got some I’m pretty happy with. Newt tadpoles Lesser water boatman. Colymbetes fucus Diving beetle. Related posts: Pond creatures ‘meet the neighbours’ style Lesser diving beetle larva Acilius eating Backswimmer Notonecta nymph Colymbetes fuscus and Rhantus frontalis diving beetles Small…

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