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Crosby there are red squirrels but not in Liverpool now the greys have seen them off.
It was like 25years ago
 

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I should take a picture of hedgehog in my garden nightly but all little apples off trees gone now so not seen him in a few days
Where do you live that there are WILD HEDGEHOGS?!!

I have thought about getting a pet hedgehog or chinchilla to have a creature awake at night with me.

Wardy , I think that squirrel was judging you. You need to put out a jar of peanut butter RIGHT NOW.
 

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Where do you live that there are WILD HEDGEHOGS?!!

I have thought about getting a pet hedgehog or chinchilla to have a creature awake at night with me.

Wardy , I think that squirrel was judging you. You need to put out a jar of peanut butter RIGHT NOW.
Somerset uk see if I can get a picture but he’s not been in a few days
 

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Where do you live that there are WILD HEDGEHOGS?!!
Somerset uk
Quite a lot of places in the UK have wild hedgehogs. I am from a city just north of Wardy and I used to see hedgehogs all the time. One time I drove home and one was just sitting on my doorstep. I remember finding a poorly one in the fields at a hospital clinic type place when I was a kid visiting my great gran, my mum called a rehabber and I put him in a box and they came and picked him up.

I don't know how common they are in Spain but where I lived before with my ex, I saw a dead one in the grass while walking the dog. We lived next to a reserve. It's the only one I have ever seen here.
 

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Where do you live that there are WILD HEDGEHOGS?!!

I have thought about getting a pet hedgehog or chinchilla to have a creature awake at night with me.

Wardy , I think that squirrel was judging you. You need to put out a jar of peanut butter RIGHT NOW.
Wild hedgehogs all over the place in the UK.

The Squirell gets nuts daily and that was her third time back today that's what makes me think she has more kits.
 

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Well, the US has porcupines but they are secretive and not something you want to encounter with your dog.
 

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Had a proper messy night once after drinking a bit to much cider that I bought from a farm in Somerset
Oh yep haha :rofl: Somerset cider from farms is deadly stuff I don’t drink but when my hubby brother comes down they get some messy:eek:
 

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Hedgehogs are tiny nowhere near the size of a porcupine
I don’t know one in my gardens a monster actually don’t know how he fits under my gate obviously I know he’s not as big of a porcupine but he’s biggest I’ve never seen
 

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I know hedgehogs are tiny but I THINK they are related to porcupines. Maybe it’s convergent evolution.

Anyhow they are the best comparison I can come up with. I think most city people have never seen a porcupine but I have seen them in the woods. You just leave them alone as they are trouble. Although I hear that the native people found them good eating (they’re fat).
 

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I know hedgehogs are tiny but I THINK they are related to porcupines. Maybe it’s convergent evolution.

Anyhow they are the best comparison I can come up with. I think most city people have never seen a porcupine but I have seen them in the woods. You just leave them alone as they are trouble. Although I hear that the native people found them good eating (they’re fat).
They aren't related to porcupines they are related to shrews though.
 

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Are hedgehogs poisonous like shrews? I guess their skulls look similar to shrews.

I suppose fur, hair, feathers, or quills are all pretty similar developmentally.
 

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Are hedgehogs poisonous like shrews? I guess their skulls look similar to shrews.

I suppose fur, hair, feathers, or quills are all pretty similar developmentally.
I didn’t know shrews were poisonous not that I go around licking them :lol:
 

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Are hedgehogs poisonous like shrews? I guess their skulls look similar to shrews.

I suppose fur, hair, feathers, or quills are all pretty similar developmentally.
Hedgehogs aren't venomous and neither are any of the shrews in the UK
 

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Was out this morning with the dog and saw a wild ringneck, there are loads in Liverpool but this is the first I have seen I tried to get a pic but it was to high in the tree for me to get one.
Yesterday afternoon Tracy called me out to the front of our house we have magpies in the trees at the front, they where making a lot of noise and there was also a parrot like sound going, today I saw a big green wings flying into the tree in the front big orange beak deffo a ringneck.

Got to get a pic if I can to prove I'm not telling a tall one.
 

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Yesterday afternoon Tracy called me out to the front of our house we have magpies in the trees at the front, they where making a lot of noise and there was also a parrot like sound going, today I saw a big green wings flying into the tree in the front big orange beak deffo a ringneck.

Got to get a pic if I can to prove I'm not telling a tall one.
That’s amazing be in your house before you know it haha :bliss:
 
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