Doormouse stuck in birdfeeder. Images courtesy of the Hampshire Dormouse Group

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A hungry dormouse thought it had hit the jackpot after managing to get into a bird feeder - before it dozed off and got stuck inside.  The chubby creature had crawled into the hanging feeder to fatten up before it went into hibernation.<br />
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The Hampshire Dormouse Group advised the Isle of Wight resident who spotted the adorable nocturnal animal to ease it out and release it into a hedgerow.  Catherine Hadler, a member of the group, and National Trust Ranger said: "This time of year they are normally fattening up for hibernation.   SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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