A baby hedgehog is called a hoglet.
A hedgehog has two large muscles on either side of its back to raise and lower its quills and curl into a ball.
Hedgehogs are lactose intolerant, so ignore the old wives tale and don’t leave out a saucer of milk for your prickly pals.
Like humans, hedgehogs have baby teeth that fall out about three weeks after they’re born.
If you’ve got a pond in your garden, build a slope or ladder to help hedgehogs get in and out easily.
If you want to attract hedgehogs to your garden, try to avoid tidying up too much.
Check long grass for nesting hedgehogs before getting the lawn mower out.
Keep netting at least 30cm off the ground to stop hedgehogs getting stuck.
Hedgehogs can travel up to 12 miles in one night.
The hedgehog is the only British mammal with spines.
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