We have noticed a lot less activity from our new resident hedgehog, not so keen to explore the garden and not bothered with the food left out . Time for little hogs ?
We have a new addition to the garden, a deluxe detached hedgehog house . It's been in the garden since last Saturday and it now seems to have attracted its first tenant.
Ok , the fox isn't strictly speaking a dog , more of a distant cousin, but our wonderful hedgehogs have taught the fox a new trick , how to limbo under the garden gate......
Hedgehogs are on the decline , according to a recent BBC news article , there has been a 70% drop in numbers in the past 20 years .https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44461150 One simple way you can help is to create access to your garden. We have done this by simply creating a hedgehog friendly tunnel under our gate.
The BBC are reporting that one in five of all British mammals are at risk of extinction, including the hedgehog, who's numbers have decreased by 70% in the last 20 years. Click on the link below to read the full article.......... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44461150