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How old is my hedgehog?

The pigment of hedgehog noses turns pink with age. How to identify the age of a wild hedgehog.

Wild hedgehog in hedgehog box
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Hedgehog hibernation weights

What weight does a hedgehog need to be to survive hibernation? When should you be concerned about small hedgehogs in your garden. Read more to find out.

Wild hedgehogs in garden
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Why mealworms are bad for hedgehogs

Why it is bad for hedgehogs to feed them mealworms, peanuts and sunflower hearts.

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Hedgehog highways – how to build them

How to create a hedgehog hole to link gardens with a hedgehog highway.

Three legged wild hedgehog amputee
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Wild hedgehog amputee

Can wild hedgehogs survive with three legs? Meet Rupert. He arrived with me in 2016 as a small hoglet. He was only 300g. When I inspected him I could smell that something wasn't right. Wildlife rescuers go a lot by smell - you get to know the smell of infection and poo that is not… Continue reading Wild hedgehog amputee

DIY hedgehog feeding station
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DIY hedgehog feeding station

How to build a DIY hedgehog feeding station and where to site your feeding station.

Hedgehog in garden
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Hedgehog friendly wildlife gardening

How to create a hedgehog friendly garden The sound of a hedgehog snuffling round your garden has got to be one of nature's most glorious delights but hedgehog numbers are in sharp decline with habitat loss and human activity thought to be the biggest causes. There are now believed to be less than a million wild… Continue reading Hedgehog friendly wildlife gardening