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Home Forums Carers / rescuing a hedgehog Weird behavior Reply To: Weird behavior


Sounds like your he may be a she and has babies.
Obviously I cannot guarantee that, but the behaviour you describe does indicate this.
I’d keep putting out food and water but not too close to the house as you don’t want to attract predators.
If the hog comes out and appears to be sunbathing then call your nearest carer – number is on this page to find details, but do be aware mother hogs do take time out from the babies to both eat and rest
If she has had babies then in approx a month she will start taking them out and about. You will probably be able to hear if she is as there will be a lot of rustling in the nest and you may hear the babies ‘peep’
As long as she keeps appearing purposeful and eating she is probably okay