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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:


- Weighing A Hedgehog:


- Using Weight Trigger Scales For Hedgehogs:


- Weight Trigger and Motion Detection Camera Hedgehog House:


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