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Hedgehog

Hedgehogs are becoming increasingly scarce. They are useful to gardeners by eating slugs and other pests. They are harmless, appealing creatures which have featured in children's literature for many generations, from Mrs. Tiggywinkle onwards.

Sheila Vince

NOMINATION 155 OF 972

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What traditional English children's story is complete without the wonderful hedgehog? Their attributes are typically English and they're facing a battle against extinction. We need to propel this noble creature back into the spotlight.
Russell Taylor


One of our most recognised species, but declining in numbers - needs some love! and publicity.
Alison Newberry


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