Hedgehog sightings fall

Hedgehog sightings across the Lothians have declined by a fifth in the last four years.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 28th May 2012, 1:05 pm

The animal is listed on the UK Biodiversity Action Plan as a priority species due to the declining numbers.

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In an attempt to combat the limited data on the animal, The Wildlife Information Centre is asking residents to send in details of hedgehog sightings.

As a result of the survey, it hopes to develop a better idea of the numbers in the Lothians.

To record a hedgehog sighting, go to www.wildlife information.co.uk