day of badger-themed Easter open weekend at Secret World today
has begun at Secret World Wildlife Rescue near Burnham-On-Sea
with three badger cubs currently requiring around-the-clock feeds - and the work of the charity is open to the public today (Monday).
The first badger cub named 'Little Star' hit
the headlines in February when she survived despite all the
odds. She is growing every day, from 80g to over a kilo since
was recently joined by another 8-week old badger cub called 'Vogue'.
A third cub arrived only a week ago from Cheddar after being found
with injuries caused by a dog.
World has opened its doors to the public for its annual Easter
Bank Holiday 'Badger Bonanza' weekend.
to the centre will be able to catch a glimpse of the black and
white trio, along with other orphans such as fox cubs who are
among the first to be cared for this year.
special open weekend enables visitors to find out more about badgers.
The bottle-fed badger cubs will be shown at 12pm and 3pm each
animal presentations will also be available throughout the day
including foxes, ferret racing and hedgehog talks.
are open from 10am-4pm from Good Friday through to Easter Monday.
Donations are requested in lieu of admission. Secret World receives
no government funding and relies entirely on donations.