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Hi Liffet

Welcome to the Forum!

Sorry to hear that your first memory of a hog was one biting you! Glad to hear you haven’t held it against hedgehogs as a whole.

Hedgehogs aren’t normally out in the daytime, so it may be that one was unwell and scared. Suddenly finding itself surrounded by enormous creatures (even a 4 year old boy must look pretty big to a hedgehog!) might have been fairly scary, especially if it wasn’t feeling well.

Having said that, it’s always a good idea to remember that hedgehogs, despite looking really cute, are wild animals and best watched from a bit of a distance, not least to avoid interrupting their normal behaviour. They are fascinating to watch and hopefully your first memory will soon be joined by many happy hog watching moments.

Good luck and happy hog watching.