Cricket nets kill British hedgehogs


This video is called The Wildlife Garden Project – How to help hedgehogs in your garden.

From Wildlife Extra:

Cricket nets killing hedgehogs

07/01/2009 23:20:04

Football & cricket nets can be deadly to wildlife – Just roll them up

January 2009. Three hedgehogs became caught in netting in a school playing field over Christmas and two died as a result. The third was discovered and rescued successfully. As a result East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) is writing to all schools and colleges across East Sussex to stress the need for netting to be removed over school holidays.

Homeowners may be contributing unwittingly to the decline of Britain’s hedgehogs by putting down rat poison, the RSPCA has said: here.

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