I have a regular hedgehog with markings. In the dark on my Trailcam they look like light coloured stripes, but once I saw it up close in daylight I saw it was actually dried on mud. This one is quite portly, and has a habit sometimes of rolling over when having a scratch. I suspect he rolled into a muddy puddle once and it never came off. The stripey marks are still there now, after hibernation, so he hasn’t cleaned himself up. It is useful for IDing though.
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