Hazel Dormouse Print
These adorable little mammals, just 6.5-8 cm in length, are nocturnal and spend almost all their time during the summer, hidden up in the tree canopy, very rarely coming down to ground level.
Although they can occasionally be found in abandoned birds nests they do weave their own, often in brambles or in other shrubs.
They build these using materials such as strips of honeysuckle bark which they then surround with a layer of green leaves.
When conditions are cold or wet, or if food is scarce, dormice curl up tightly into a ball. In order to save energy they have the ability to survive for a short time in a hibernation-like state called torpor.
The growing human population, habitat fragmentation and the loss of woodlands has led to the reduction of suitable habitats resulting in the alarmimg drop in the native dormouse population.
- Photographed and printed at the Steve Russell Studios on Hahnemuhle paper using archival inks.
- Signed, titled and numbered by the artist.
- Limited Edition of 100
- Certificate of Authenticity.
- A4 size - 21cm x 29.7cm
- A3 size - 29.7 cm x 42cm
RETURNS & INFO POLICY
If you are not delighted with your print please contact me within 7 days to arrange return and refund.
- A4 shipped flat with a mount
- Royal mail tracked and signed.
- Please allow 7 days for delivery.