World Wildlife Rescue stars in BBC Countryfile Spring Diaries
work of Burnham-On-Sea animal rescuers has been featured in a new
series of Countryfile Spring Diaries on BBC One this week.
World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill hosted a BBC film crew from
the hit television show who spent four days filming with the charity
following casualty arrivals and the feeding of orphaned animals.
shows presenter Margherita Taylor got first-hand experience
of the intensive work that the charitys animal carers do to
look after wildlife casualties, which are rescued from across the
film crew also followed the journeys of many of Secret Worlds
orphaned animals, including badger cubs Fred and George and a tiny
two week old fox cub.
film crew attended the release of a hedgehog in Bath and witnessed
the terrible ordeal of a herring gull who was rescued with a large
fishing lure and barb through its foot, beak and wing.
Hannay, Head of External Relations at Secret World, said: Wildlife
and our environment are under constant threat and our staff and
volunteers do incredible work, often round the clock, rescuing and
rehabilitating wildlife casualties."
couldnt rescue over 5,000 animals each year without the generosity
of animal lovers across the country."
hope that showing the work and passion of our team will encourage
more people to support us and donate."
World Wildlife Rescue featured in three episodes of the flagship
show on Tuesday 29th May, Wednesday 30th May and Thursday 31st May.
All episodes are available on the BBC iPlayer by clicking