Tag Archives: hibernation

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

A huge thank you from all the hedgehogs in our care for all the donations and cards received. This will all go towards food and the extra heating for the ones that are still too small to survive hibernation,

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Prickly problem solved by diet

Edinburgh the heavyweight hedgehog is now coming down in weight after being on a reduced amount of mealworms and a larger enclosure in the Hedgehog Hilton. Others out beside her are thinking about hibernating with the change in temperature but … Continue reading

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THE CHANGEABLE WEATHER AND HEDGEHOGS

The sudden change in the weather is having a worrying effect on hedgehogs. Some of the larger ones have gone into semi hibernation mode which has left the smaller ones on their own to search for food. We at Wormit … Continue reading

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Hedgehogs are struggling to emerge from hibernation.

The current cold spell – one of the longest on record – is particularly affecting creatures that are already struggling to survive the loss of their habitats and changes in climate. Examples include the hedgehog, which has already suffered a … Continue reading

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LET SLEEPING HOGS LIE?

Let sleeping hogs lie? By Hugh Warwick | Published: 24 April 2013 What is going on? Where are the hedgehogs? Of course, there are many of you out there who have started to see the trickle of visitors come to … Continue reading

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SHOCKING SPRING WEATHER

Spring is here and the hedgehogs have started to come out of hibernation….what a shock they will get when they see the weather here in Scotland this week. This is the view looking across the river Tay towards Dundee about … Continue reading

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Hedgehogs in March

Spring is here although by the recent weather it is hard to believe and hedgehogs are starting to wake from hibernation. With 33 in care and 10 of them that have been all winter in our outside area and started to … Continue reading

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