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.
If you find a sick or injured hedgehog in Ireland, you can call the WRI Wildlife Hospital on 01 6877766 or 0818 877766
- [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!