Otter encounter

A whiskered visitor interrupts a fishing trip


Labour-saving devices can be tempting, but may be no match for a cunning fox

On the scent

Gaining an understanding of how dogs use their noses

Sawley Hall Shoot

The Sawley Hall shoot, is run by Liam Botham, son of cricket legend Sir Ian. Paul Quagliana reports

Rabbit shooting

It’s harvest time, and on Graham Downing’s farm that means only one thing for family and friends — a chance to pick off rabbits fleeing the combines

What could my ferrets be scared of?

The other day I put two ferrets into a rabbit hole but both backed away from it with their backs hunched and fur flared out. What causes that sort of reaction?