week old badger cub rescued by Secret World
eight week old badger cub is being cared for at Secret World Wildlife
Rescue Centre near Burnham-On-Sea this week after being found
after a road accident.
charity's wildlife carers were alerted after the cute cub was
spotted lying next to its dead mother and dead sibling on a road
in Devon earlier this week.
was only through the sheer determination of one of our volunteers
that the cub was eventually found hiding in leaves," Secret
World's Debbie OKeefe told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
volunteer had to scramble through brambles and search the nearby
fields to find it.Traumatised
and cold, the little cub is now being comforted by five other
orphaned badger cubs which are also being cared for at Secret
Secret World has this week appealed for donations of washing powder
and food for its animals.
Kidner, charity founder, said: "As with human babies, animal
babies create lots of washing and the charity is now appealing
for donations of non biological washing powder to help with the
daily pile of blankets used to keep the babies clean and warm."
the Spring season brings so many wildlife orphans into our centre
we are hoping people will support us by donating items such as
tinned puppy food, cat food, dog food, kitchen rolls even Weetabix
and peanut butter!"
help, phone 01278 783250 for more information.