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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Who killed my hedgehog? Reply To: Who killed my hedgehog?

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Hi Spinyfriend

Very sad to hear about the poor little hog. You’re right, it could have been a fox. Apparently young foxes, in particular, will play with hedgehogs and cause damage to their legs.

At 400g with still some time to put on more weight before it hibernated, and if it had access to supplementary food, it could have survived hibernation, which makes it even sadder.

You might want to think about reporting the poor hog: