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no sign of fox last night.

So happy – and I had a lot of visitors last night – the camera picked up 6 visits by hedgehogs (but can’t be sure if some came back later on) and two cats – but no fox, so feel very relieved. There was also a little one that came in from the front garden, which I saw sitting in the porch but camera didn’t pick it up.

So it seems like they’ve come back now they can’t smell the fox.

Hopefully this situation has now resolved itself. Hopefully my garden can go back to being a safe sanctuary for the hedgehogs.

I do hope that the hedgehogs avoid going to an area if they can smell a fox, because if so, I’ll be less worried about hedgehogs not visiting as much if the fox is around, and not worry so much that they’ve all been eaten.

Nic, do you know if hedgehogs will avoid an area if they can smell danger? or would the temptation of food override the smell of a fox?