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Hedgehogs in the News

Postby JooMoo » Tue May 03, 2016 9:23 pm

Post here when you spot a news report about a hoggie.
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Re: Hedgehogs in the News

Postby JooMoo » Tue May 03, 2016 9:25 pm

I had to laugh when I read the sub headline on this one:
"Rabid hedgehogs are prowling the streets of Moscow and people have been warned to stay away for fear of infection."

We know they are nasty buggers, but I'm sure they don't go prowling the streets looking to attack people.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... imals.html
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Re: Hedgehogs in the News

Postby Willpar » Tue May 03, 2016 10:01 pm

Interesting story joomoo. Never gave it a thought about hedgehogs and rabies. Good job we are an island.
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Re: Hedgehogs in the News

Postby nuthatch » Wed May 04, 2016 6:40 am

:hedgehog: :rofl: what are they doing? - leaping up and spiking peeps in the throat :chuckle: ok maybe shouldn't laugh (too much :laugh: ) :( :hedgehog:
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Re: Hedgehogs in the News

Postby Placido » Wed May 04, 2016 10:48 am

The 'Comments' below the article are hilarious :laugh: !!
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Re: Hedgehogs in the News

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed May 04, 2016 8:35 pm

Sometimes people pick up Hogs to have a look at the little face buried in the spikes. It is possible they could get bitten I suppose. :shrug:
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Re: Hedgehogs in the News

Postby nuthatch » Thu May 05, 2016 7:24 am

I think they were saying people could get pricked by an infected spine but they've come across only :hedgehog: two :hedgehog: infected hedgehogs so far and are they really "prowling the streets"? - prowling :rofl: expect they've got ASBOs too :unsure:
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Re: Hedgehogs in the News

Postby nuthatch » Thu May 05, 2016 6:58 pm

I remember that - hope they are doing well :clap: :hedgehog:
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Re: Hedgehogs in the News

Postby Jacksparrow » Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:45 pm

I read a newspaper article today claiming that wildlife rescue facilities are presently overrun with young Hogs which appear to have been born very late in the season. My local one say they are trying to feed around 270 Hogs at present and are desperately short of food. They are also calling out for old newspapers as we all know the Hogs are not fussy where they leave their calling cards.
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