Mammals at Longleat Forest
Longleat Forest provides a habitat for 4 species of bat, all of which roost on the village. The species are Pipistrelle, Brown Long-eared, Whiskered/Brandt's and Serotine.
All species of bat are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
A strong badger population can be found on the village and they have been known to feed from villa patios close to their setts.
Mammals recorded on the village to date are: -
|Badger||Bank Vole Brown Rat|
|Brown Long-eared bat||Common Shrew Daubentons bat|
|Fallow Deer||Fox Grey Squirrel|
|Muntjac||Noctule bat Pipistrelle bat|
|Rabbit||Roe Deer Serotine bat|
|Weasel||Whiskered/Brandt's bat Wood Mouse|