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What could have killed our hedgehog?

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    I am absolutely gutted to find that our visiting hedgehog appears to have been killed by a predator. We have found the skin and spines of a hedgehog at the bottom of our garden and I am incredibly upset. The hedgehog had been a regular summer visitor coming to our garden to eat fallen apples and plums and we sometimes put hedgehog kibble out for it too. Has anyone else had this happen? I am now wondering what could have killed it. We do not have badgers here, but there are foxes, stoats/weasels and tawny owls in the area, all of which are mentioned on this site as possible culprits. We do not think our elderly dog could have done it.

    #18504

    Sorry everyone, I accidentally posted this twice and can’t seem to delete this one! The main post is in the signs and sightings section, where a couple of lovely forum members have responded 🙂

    #19909

    how devastating, I first thought is that it could be a fox

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    Nic

    Just to avoid any potential confusion, the duplicate of this original post is at:

    What could have killed our hedgehog?

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