Answer campaign call and help save Sheffield’s hedgehogs
Our most prickly friends are under threat, and a South Yorkshire wildlife charity needs your help to save hedgehogs.
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust needs ‘hedgehog heroes’ to send in sightings of the creatures, and to donate to its appeal.
New ‘citizen scientists’ will help monitor local hedgehog populations using hedgehog footprint tunnels. Numbers have fallen by 30 per cent in 10 years to fewer than a million across the UK.
Almost 13 per cent of Sheffield’s sightings so far are road casualties. The shy creatures suffer habitat loss for a variety of reasons.
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