rescued from bonfire by Burnham wildlife carers
group of hedgehogs is being cared for by the team at Secretworld
Wildlife Rescue near Burnham-On-Sea this week after getting hurt
in a bonfire.
four hedgehogs were under a bonfire, and the tips of their spines
were burnt off," explained a spokeswoman at the charity in
two babies were not so lucky and didn't survive, but the mother
hedgehog managed to escape."
added: "Piles of bonfire material look like five star hotels
to a hedgehog in search of a nest site, but bonfires should not
be built until the day they are to be lit."
will not only save wildlife from burning to death but will also
stop the bonfire from getting soaked should it rain the night before."