The State of Britain's Hedgehogs 2018
The State of Britain's Hedgehogs 201807 Feb 2018
The report by People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS), indicates worrying declines of Hedgehogs in our countryside, but paints a slightly happier picture about urban areas. Whilst Hedgehogs are thought to have declined from approximately a third of towns and cities since 2000, the rate of decline is slowing. In fact, numbers appear to be growing in some areas. ReadThe State of Britain’s Hedgehogs 2018 report.
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