THREE CHEERS FOR HEDGIES!

THREE CHEERS FOR HEDGIES!

Edmond grabbed his pom poms and a University of Ellie and Edmond student- Henrieta,  to do a cheer for Hedgehogs!

GIVE US AN H! H is Hedge! Hedgehogs root around hedges for food.

                GIVE US AN H!
H is Hedge! Hedgehogs root around hedges for food.

 

GIVE US AN E! E is for Eats! Hedgehogs eat insects!

             GIVE US AN E!
E is for Eats! Hedgehogs eat insects!

 

GIVE US A D! D is for Danger! Hedgehogs roll up in a ball when they are in danger!

                GIVE US A D!
D is for Danger! Hedgehogs roll up in a ball when they are in danger!

 

GIVE US A G! G is for Groundhog! Europeans used hedgehogs for weather predictions, but there were none in North America, so they used the groundhog.

                 GIVE US A G!
G is for Groundhog! Europeans used hedgehogs for weather predictions, but there were none in North America, so they used the groundhog.

 

GIVE US AN E! E is for Eats! Hedgies are immune to adder venom and we known to occasionally eat them.

              GIVE US AN E!
E is for Eats! Hedgies are immune to adder venom and we known to occasionally eat them.

 

GIVE US AN H! H is for Hog! We get our name from rooting around hedges and making grunting sounds like a hog.

               GIVE US AN H!
H is for Hog! We get our name from rooting around hedges and making grunting sounds like a hog.

 

GIVE US AN O! O is for One! Hedgehogs are one of the three animals that hibernate in the UK!

               GIVE US AN O!
O is for One! Hedgehogs are one of the three animals that hibernate in the UK!

 

GIVE US A G! G is for Ground! We live in shallow burrows in the ground or nest under logs and bushes.

               GIVE US A G!
G is for Ground! We live in shallow burrows in the ground or nest under logs and bushes.

 

WOOHOO! WHAT DOES THAT SPELL? HEDGEHOG!! WE LOVE HEDGEHOGS!!

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2 thoughts on “THREE CHEERS FOR HEDGIES!

  1. Love hedgehogs. Sadly their numbers are in decline. What can we do?

  2. dangrdafne

    Hedgehogs are awesome. They are adorable and I never knew how helpful they were in the UK.

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