Hamworthy Hedgehog Rescue

Autumn Juveniles

Some of the late season litters we have hand reared, all at slightly different stages of development, but all equally as messy as each other. These hoglets will almost certainly need overwintering unless they can pile on enough weight to safely hibernate and come out healthy in the Spring.

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Jim

and another

No sooner finished one hog with fly strike, and another comes in.

This one was brought to us from Blandford, having been found trapped in plastic. The finder cut the hog free and brought it straight to us.

This poor hogs ears were packed solid with flies eggs, and it has a garrote type wound about its neck that was also covered in eggs.

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Comet

Comet is a young adult hog who was found hibernating under a shed that was being demolished. We put him

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Hogs
Jim

Nest material

This video by Robert Brittle, filmed last year, shows a hedgehog collecting nesting material. We will be seeing a lot

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