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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog Autumn juvenile – intervene or not? Reply To: Autumn juvenile – intervene or not?

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Hi Kitty878

That’s great news! Good luck to the now not so little one!

Yes, hopefully it will use your nest box. It would have time to build a nest – the ones here have mostly taken a couple of days to build the bulk of their nests. But it may not mind the colder weather as much as you fear. I have had over-winterers here who still visited in well sub zero temperatures – although, of course they hadn’t been in captivity. But all you can do is provide the materials and leave the rest to the hog. Fingers crossed for it.