Harvest MouseYou are more likely to spot the closely woven nest of a Harvest Mouse than the animal itself.
Photo: ©Natural England/Julian Dowse


HedgehogHedgehogs are not numerous on the Lizard, but keep an eye out on those late evening strolls from spring to autumn.
Photo: ©Natural England/Allan Drewitt

OtterThe shy Otter can be hard to spot, but look for its spraints along river courses and by the coast.
Photo: ©Natural England/Allan Drewitt

RabbitWe’re very familiar with rabbits in Britain, but did you know they are in serious decline in their native range in south-west Europe?
Photo: ©Natural England/Allan Drewitt

The Red Fox is largely nocturnal fox, but can sometimes be spotted in the daytime.
Photo: Terry Thirlaway

Roe DeerAlthough more common in the east and centre of Cornwall, Roe Deer have more recently been spreading to the west, including the Lizard.
Photo: Pascal Vuylsteker, via Wikimedia Commons (see main article for full attribution)

Shetland Pony, Goonhilly, CornwallWe might be at the other end of the land from the far northern isles, but you can still spot Shetland ponies on The Lizard, doing their bit for conservation.
Photo: Steve Townsend