Helping Hedgehogs - Elaine, Irish Hedgehog Survey
For episode 45 I interviewed Elaine O'Riordan, the woman behind the Irish Hedgehog survey to chat about, you guessed it, hedgehogs! Have a listen, and don't forget to check out www.irishhedgehogsurvey.com to get involved.
- [02:45 ] Correction in last week's episode.
- [08:30 ] Get to know Elaine.
- [13:00 ] The first hedgehog encounter for Elaine.
- [15:00 ] Hedgehogs in Ireland breed & population.
- [18:00 ] How they live and spend their time.
- [23:00 ] Why should we survey them.
- [30:45 ] How to participate in the survey.
- [33:15 ] Biggest threats to hedgehogs in Ireland today.
- [36:00 ] Other ways we can help them and what food to leave out for them.
- [41:45 ] What to do if you find an injured hedgehog.
- [45:00 ] Keeping hedgehogs as pets.
- [47:30 ] Random questions!
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