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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings What are the marks? Reply To: What are the marks?


Interesting call to my nearest wildlife rescue last week. I rang to discuss a new very small hedgehog visitor to my garden of whom I have called Gary of which I was concerned about his size. The nearest rescue to me is 30 miles away. Anyway….we were chatting and my address details came up. The lady I spoke to proceeded to ask me if I was near a railway station of which I am in 10 minutes walk of. She then said the rescue centre released 6 pairs of hedgehogs in early June tgat they had over wintered. I started getting visitors end of June. She said their rescues are identifiable by a white line mark they put on. Line down the side for males and acoss the bum for females. Two of our five seem to have these marks. 🙂