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Footsteps in the snow, by Gina Mills, Marketing Officer

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Snowfall gives us the opportunity to track animals through the snow. If you’re lucky you’ll get a glimpse of the wildlife that left the footsteps in the snow, but even if you don’t, some of the footprints have a remarkable level of detail.

These photographs, taken today, show a variety of birds and mammals out and about in the snow. Westonbirt is home to a variety of birds, squirrels, rabbits, badgers and deer…

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…and of course you can follow the tracks of our human and canine visitors too!

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A big thank you to education volunteer, Graham, for suggesting this blog.