View Full Version : The Scottish hedgehog cull

04-11-2003, 01:24 AM
   The very sad story of 5,000 hedgehogs on the Scottish islands.

   From The Glasgow Herald, Hedgehog toll rises to 11 in Uists cull (http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/archive/11-4-19103-0-16-31.html)
   From The Glasgow Herald, Dogs drafted in to help hedgehog cull (http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/archive/8-4-19103-0-28-13.html)

   From The Independent, First four hedgehogs die in Scottish cull but campaigners rescue 31 (http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/environment/story.jsp?story=395641)
   From The Independent, Hedgehog cull starts amid outcry from rights groups (http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/environment/story.jsp?story=395092)
   From The Independent, Hedgehogs galore! (http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/environment/story.jsp?story=395002)


04-11-2003, 09:30 AM
Poor hedgies! It is not THEIR fault the humans brought them there. Can't they build some sort of low wall or something to keep them out of where the bird's eggs are? They SHOULD all be relocated, here Hedgie, Hedgie, Hedgie! Free boat ride, this way!

04-12-2003, 11:01 AM
awww.....Thats sad why cant they find them homes?? :( :(

04-12-2003, 11:22 AM
First they have to capture them! These are wild animals, remember!

04-12-2003, 01:11 PM
ohh....I guess your right, that slipped my mind...thats sad..