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Can I help hedgehogs going into hibernation?
Wildlife
Can I help hedgehogs going into hibernation?
European hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) are one of the most unique wild animals that roam in the UK. Sadly their numbers are in dramatic decline and they are listed as vulnerable to extinction on the red list for Britai…
October 19, 2021 • 72 shares
How can we help our hedgehogs as they come out of hibernation?
Wildlife
How can we help our hedgehogs as they come out of hibernation?
Hedgehogs used to be a common sight in many UK gardens. However, they are now in decline, so it is more important than ever to give our spiky friends a hand. Typically, hedgehogs hibernate from November to April, dependi…
April 24, 2021 • 3 shares
Are pumpkins toxic to hedgehogs?
Poisons and Hazards
Are pumpkins toxic to hedgehogs?
It has become a Halloween tradition to leave ‘Jack o lantern’ pumpkins in the garden for wildlife to feast on. Hedgehogs are omnivores, most of their diet being insects and garden pests like slugs. They eat small amounts…
November 1, 2020 • 1975 shares • 4 comments
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