Asker Nature Reserve

Water vole teeth

Water voles dig their burrows with their teeth which are coated with iron hardened enamel.  This gives their teeth an orange appearance and makes them self sharpening. The vegetation that they eat is cut at an angle of 45 degrees.     To see more about water voles click here.

Two water voles seen together

What a rare treat!

One water vole is a treat to see, two is just incredible. This gorgeous photo was taken by Hazel Greenwood in the river Asker.  As they are such a threatened species, as rare as the red squirrel, it is wonderful to know that the people of Bridport have the possibility of seeing one, or even… Continue reading Two water voles seen together