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.
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.