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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Didn't hibernate Reply To: Didn't hibernate


I’m new to the forum, and wd just like to ask for some basic info from other members’ knowledge.
Two hogs in my garden in Surrey, spotted very regularly since last Autumn.
Did not appear to hibernate, assuming it’s the same two.
Is that unusual?
Do urban hogs have a different lifestyle to rural?
This pair now feed every night on dried mealworms in two sittings!
Mostly have come alone, but recently dined tete a tete!
Early feed taken fairly soon after dark.
Late session from 3am onward.
1. It’s costing more to feed these two than my cat! What’s the best cheap food pls?
Cannot be something foxes like as vixen calls in day and night!
2. If the bowl is empty and I add m’worms, the hog[s] often arrive within minutes…are they loitering with intent?
3. When might I expect them to expect! any special tips for food for littl’uns?