Animals of Great Britain by Sofia Yakovleva Gallery Information About animals Gallery • Foxes • Badgers • Wolves • Field Mice • Birds • Bears • Seals • Atlantic Puffins About animals The animal life of the British Isles is now much poorer than it was a few centuries ago . With the disappearance of forests , many forest animals have become practically extinct . The British like animals very much . Pets : dogs , cats , horses, ducks, chickens ,canaries and other friends of man . Информация • Страноведение. Соединенное Королевство Великобритании и Северной Ирландии. Автор: Голицынский Ю.Б. Год издания:2006.Издательство:КАРО. • http://www.bbc.co.uk/ • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ Field mice The Field Mouse is a generic term for a range of mice in the UK . The true field mouse is the Long Tailed Field Mouse, or Wood Mouse and it is one of our most endearing or terrifying animals depending on your point of view . Atlantic Puffins Atlantic Puffin, one of the four types of puffins, is a striking sea bird with a bright orange rounded bill and penguin like demeanour . Their appearance is so familiar that just about everyone is able to recognize them, yet few people will have seen them in the wild . Seals Many seals are found on the coasts of Scotland . Real seals don’t have auricles . They have two pair flippers . Also they have claws . Colouring of fur is various, often spotted . Foxes There are foxes in most rural areas, and others are found along many rivers and streams . It used to be very popular to hunt foxes, but nowadays it is forbidden . Bears Bears are mammals . They run fast and swim well . They have short tails and long wool . Usually they are afraid of people, but they can be dangerous in those place, where they get used to people . Badgers Badgers sleep during the day and look for food at night . They also hear you before you see them and they run quickly! They are grey and black and have small legs . Like many other animals, they sleep in the winter . Wolves Wolves are mammals . They play an important role in maintenance of balance . About 32 types of wolves live in the world . They differ from each other . Birds There are a lot of birds, including many song - birds . Blackbirds, sparrows and starlings are probably most common . There are many sea - birds, which nest round the coasts and often fly far in land in search for food or shelter in rough weather .