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Autumn has arrived the leaves are turning colour and its time when we need to give hedgehogs a helping hand.

Hedgehog numbers are in serious decline, with numbers falling by more than a third over the last 10 years.

This is due to a number of factors, including loss of hedgerows and increasing intensity of agriculture.

The People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) has joined with the British Hedgehog Preservation Society to launch an initiative encouraging members of the public to help these adorable little mammals.

In autumn as the days shorten and nights get cooler hedgehogs seek warm dry winter quarters suitable for hibernation and, once found they will begin to collect leaves, dry grass and brush to form a nest.

During your Canal Boat Holiday you could leave some tasty morsels on the canal bank for the hedgehogs to eat.

Hedgehogs are omnivorous and much like humans enjoy a mixed and varied diet.

So in addition to their main food, try supplementing their diet with wet, meat-based tinned pet food as well as crushed seeds and fruit.

They like meat flavoured cat biscuits and other tit-bits including plain biscuits, cooked chicken, cooked potatoes and banana.


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