Extinction: Quarter of UK mammals 'under threat'

Review of UK mammals finds that a quarter of native species are at "imminent threat of extinction".

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
July 30, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment conservation extinction squirrels hedgehogs

Nottingham Trent University study to assess impact of traffic on hedgehogs

Hedgehog numbers are declining in part because so many are killed while crossing our roads.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 6, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: conservation wildlife wildlife-conservation hedgehogs motoring nottingham road-safety

'Bald' hedgehog returns to wild after re-growing spines

The animal weighed just 324g and was missing its fur and most of its spines when it was found in Comrie.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 30, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: animals wildlife hedgehogs comrie

Hoglets 'too light to hibernate' after wet summer, charity says

A wildlife centre in Leicestershire says it is "overwhelmed" with the numbers of underweight hoglets.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Nov. 4, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: hedgehogs

Hedgehog sign warns drivers of small wildlife hazards

It aims to protect drivers from accident hazards and reverse a decline in small wildlife numbers.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 17, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: wildlife hedgehogs motoring chris-grayling road-safety department-for-transport

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