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Hello Hedgehog!

By SocksAndStuff
A hedgehog rooting around following a little snack of cat-food and a snooze in the late September sunshine. Mostly I see them about in the evenings now, but this one was out and about, scrutinising the garden and eventually settling near to the hedgehog houses. Maybe it was a visitor waiting for a friend to wake up and come out to play. Soon little one Smile x

Tags: British Animal Uk Hedgehog Mammal Daytime Garden wildlife Wildlife and nature Staffordshire England September 2018

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KarenFB Plus
13 5.3k 173 England
28 Sep 2018 8:52PM
Aw - well spotted and caught!

My middle daughter picked one up as it was trundling along a busy road near her home this evening - She'd been told that if it was out in the day time then it must be poorly. She took it along to my vets, who very kindly took it in. They've found out it has a lung infection, they are keeping it in for the weekend then one of the vets will take it home - she already has a mum and hoglets recouperating in her garden!

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28 Sep 2018 10:47PM
Superb image, well captured
tonyguitar 7 75 37 Canada
29 Sep 2018 1:34AM
Looks very rich coloured and healthy. TG
NDODS Plus
8 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2018 7:21AM
These little fella's are getting more and more scarce.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
Ted447 Plus
6 214 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2018 8:21AM
Nice image. Ted. GrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
5 12 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2018 10:01AM
A great find and capture Helen, unusually to see one in daylight. I have two that visit every evening as soon as it's dark. They love meal worms.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
viscostatic 12 43 5 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2018 10:16AM
A delightful image of this beautiful creature.

Phil.
30 Sep 2018 9:28AM
Great capture Helen

I haven't photographed a hedgehog in the daytime yet but maybe one daySmile


SteveSmile
DonMc 10 2 United Kingdom
29 May 2019 9:14PM
What a cracking little image Helen!
Don

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