Search the pathway for our animals and their habitats & keep your eyes peeled, you may also get a glimpse of who lives there! Here’s an A – Z list of our local creatures.
Did you know? There are over 1000 different species Bat!
While other mammals glide, Bats are the only mammals capable of continued flight! They are also nocturnal creatures, using a special skill called echolocation, which allows them to navigate in the dark.
Did you know? Bees have five eyes!
Bees have two tummies, one for eating and the other holds their special nectar that is collected from flowers! Also, if a worker bee uses its stinger it will die.
Did you know? Scientists believe that birds evolved from theropod dinosaurs!
There are over 10,000 living species of bird on Earth, they live on all continents including the Arctic and Antarctica! Birds also range in size, from the 2 inch Bee Hummingbird to the Ostrich which can grow to 9 feet tall!
Did you know? the Fox is a distant relative of the Wolf!
A Fox can run up to 30 miles per hour and hide food to eat later on. Foxes eat almost anything, including Berries, Worms, Spiders and even jam sandwiches!
Did you know? A baby hedgehog is called a Hoglet!
Hedgehogs are nocturnal animals and sleep in a nest or under bushes before searching for food in the night. When out at night, hedgehogs communicate through snuffles, grunts and squeals.
Did you know? Fruit flies were the first living creatures to be sent into space!
In this woodland habitat, there are many insects including: Woodlice, Millipedes, Centipedes, Ladybirds, Ants and you may even catch a glimpse of some Dragonflies visiting from the Pond area!
Did you know? Rabbits are born with their eyes closed and without fur!
Rabbits live in groups, usually underground in burrows. They have long ears (can be as long as 10cm) and have a lifespan of around 2-6 years! Rabbits also use their front legs for digging and their hind legs for speed and power.