A Natural History of Kent’s Mammals
About the event
This course will provide an overview of Kent’s mammals, small and large.
The morning session will cover small mammals and include a behind-the-scenes visit to the small mammal captive breeding areas at Wildwood.
The afternoon will cover the larger mammals and and includes a tour of the mammal enclosures at Wildwood with more in-depth discussion about each species. The afternoon will also include a ‘hands-on’ examination of artefacts such as skulls, antlers and skins.
The focus of the course will be on mammal ecology, reproduction biology and conservation issues. Their habitats and distribution in Kent will also be covered. Mammal identification is covered in a separate course.
Led by Suzanne Kynaston, Wildwood Trust Conservation Officer
Suitable for beginners and improvers