We need to talk about hedgehogs
|Hedgehog by Gaia Wilson - Highly Commended in The Mammal Society 2019 Mammal Photographer of the Year competition|
We all know that hedgehog numbers are declining; along with farmland birds, hedgehogs are often used as an example of the overall decline of biodiversity in the UK. Populations were estimated to be around 1.5 million in 1995 and have since then declined to 500,000 in 2018 according to the Society’s latest population review.
Find out more about the reasons behind the decline and what you can do to help boost hedgehog numbers.
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