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What Weight is an UNDERWEIGHT Hedgehog During Winter Hibernation?

When does a hedgehog need rescuing for being underweight during the cold Autumn/Winter months? Find out!!!


In this video I talk about the key weights when a wild hedgehog needs to be rescued, or not! I go though some important weights you should know about that indicate when you should rescue a healthy but is underweight hedgehog for the colder seasons of the year. You will also find out how to safely weigh a hedgehog without disturbing it and avoid disrupting its natural habits in the wild.

Useful Links:

- Hedgehog Hibernation Weight Check Advice:

https://www.britishhedgehogs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/A4-Hibernation-Weight.pdf


- Weighing A Hedgehog:

https://www.hedgehogstreet.org/stories/weighing-my-hedgehogs/


- Using Weight Trigger Scales For Hedgehogs:

https://youtu.be/w-M1P4rctv8


- Weight Trigger and Motion Detection Camera Hedgehog House:

https://www.hornbeamwood.org.uk/post/custom-hedgehog-house-with-built-in-camera-triggers-and-motion-detection


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