I’ve had 3 hogs visiting, two large and one small with some early signs of possible mating behaviour. It’s the nesting habits though that have been most interesting. A hog moved into one of my houses a couple of weeks ago, then changed houses, which enabled me to clean out the original house, then moved back. Now it’s moved out altogether, although at least 2 are still visiting and feeding. They’re definitely exploring their territory more. Over the last couple of years I’ve encouraged my neighbours to put out food and water and we now have a network of hedgehog highways between the gardens. It’s great to know they have so many feeding and travelling options but I still like to have residents! I’ve learned however that they do move nests regularly so you can take nothing for granted. I assume though, if there is a pregnant female, they will make a more permanent nest to give birth in and raise the hoglets.
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