There’s a spike in the number of rescued hedgehogs

Leicestershire wildlife hospital in Kibworth have been swamped with over a hundred young hedgehogs that will need feeding over the christmas period. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Leicestershire wildlife hospital in Kibworth have been swamped with over a hundred young hedgehogs that will need feeding over the christmas period. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

The number of rescued hedgehogs at Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital in Kibworth has reached a record high of 120.

Helpers says it’s down to later litters, caused by warmer weather . If you want to help the centre cope with this “hedgehog spike”, go to the charity’s website at www.leicesterwildlifehospital.org and click on “Helping us”.