Hedgehog basics

4 The Love Of Animals

We introduced you to our hedgehog Yuki awhile back, and many of you have reached out with questions on if they make good pets, and if then need special care. Hedgehogs do make great pets, but there are some things … Continue reading → hedgehogs Uncategorized

Introducing Yuki, our albino hedgehog

4 The Love Of Animals

We recently adopted an albino hedgehog. … Continue reading → The post Introducing Yuki, our albino hedgehog appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. hedgehogsThere’s a new little face in our household, and we are excited to introduce her to you! We named her Yuki because she looks like a little snowball, and yuki means snow in Japanese.

A little hedgehog story

10,000 Birds

After Corey shared his story of his hedgehog experience in Hungary I thought you may like to see some rather adorable pictures of a young European Hedgehog in England. It appears that hedgehog numbers in the UK have dropped by 25% in the last 10 years , so every hedgehog that can be saved is extremely worthwhile. Sadly you do tend to see more roadkill hedgehogs than hedgehogs enjoying the countryside. Mammals hedgehogs UK

Northern White-breasted Hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus

10,000 Birds

” It turns out it was a hedgehog, a Northern White-breasted Hedgehog to be exact. Neither of us had ever seen any species of hedgehog and it is no wonder that we were both surprised and excited to see such a cool little creature. Fortunately for those who want to see what Erinaceus roumanicus looks like, an even more cooperative hedgehog showed up the next day on the shores of Lake Tisza. New Zealand has a host of hedgehogs but they are introduced.

Oxbow Pure Comfort Bedding Review #ChewyInfluencer

4 The Love Of Animals

As we are always on the look out for ways to make our little hedgehog happy, … Continue reading → hedgehogs pet care reviewsWe received this product free of charge in exchange for our honest review. We recently got to try out this product thanks to Chewy.

2019 116

Kaytee Cuddle-E Cup Review #ChewyInfluencer

4 The Love Of Animals

It’s not always easy to find things that are made for hedgehogs. hedgehogs reviewsI received this item free of charge from Chewy in exchange for my honest review. Yes, they are still quiet uncommon little pets! But luckily a lot of.

2018 109

Adoption; The Humane Choice

4 The Love Of Animals

birds cats dogs hedgehogs people helping animals rescuesIt is the primary mission of every animal refuge to find a loving home for cats and dogs in desperate need of one. Could it be possible that your home is that loving home? Even a very comfortable shelter is.

Adorable animals are sharing an important message!

4 The Love Of Animals

Recently, the Ad Council has crafted three aww-inducing Public Service Ads (PSAs) featuring puppies, baby goats, and hedgehogs! Yes, hedgehogs (of course we had to share that one). Everyone loves videos with animals being adorable and cute. Not only are … Continue reading → cute animals

2017 142

10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets

4 The Love Of Animals

They also insure parrots, reptiles, tortoise and even pygmy hedgehogs! 10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets – by James Alston writing for ExoticDirect ExoticDirect offer pet insurance for guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, mice and other small pets. pet care

Puppy Bowl Co-viewing App presented by Subaru

4 The Love Of Animals

I can’t wait to see what it will be like to watch the adorable puppies, the hedgehog cheerleaders, and of course to check out the extra fun the app will bring! Who else is excited for Puppy Bowl Sunday!? We sure are, and what is even more exciting is the new Puppy Bowl Co-viewing App presented by Subaru. The app will bring you special content and engagement during the airing of the Puppy Bowl. Be sure to download the app here so you can be ready to go on Sunday!

2013 200

Create the perfect habitat for animals in your garden

4 The Love Of Animals

These serve a couple of important roles – foliage provides cover for animals and a defense against predators, and flowers attract insects, which in turn attract insectivores such as hedgehogs, shrews and a variety of birds. With spring just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about how you can attract all creatures great and small to your garden.

2013 177

Back From Birding Hungary

10,000 Birds

the Hungarian flag Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Bearded Reedlings Panurus biarmicus Common Blackbird Turdus merula European Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea High Brown Fritillary Fabriciana adippe Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Budapest It’s going to take me awhile to get this trip blogged. I’m baaack! And what a trip to Hungary it was!

Aelian’s On The Nature Of Animals: The Classics Can Be Fun!

10,000 Birds

But the book is never heavy, because accounts of the filial piety of lions and monogamy of crows are mixed with items like “The Hedgehog is a spiteful creature. “An island in the Adriatic Sea, called Diomedea, is home to a great number of shearwaters, which, it is said, neither harm the barbarians who live there nor come close to them. If, however, a Greek comes ashore, the shearwaters approach and stretch out their wings as if they were hands, welcoming the stranger.&#

You’re Not Helping

10,000 Birds

Even wiping out one species, like possums, or stoats, or hedgehogs is probably beyond current methods. Conservation was in the news again in the last few weeks here in New Zealand, and unfortunately not in a good way. The subject is one that comes up a lot in this blog and other bird blogs, the subject of cats and their effect on wildlife.

2013 56

My Year in Birding 2012

10,000 Birds

It was awesome – especially the hedgehog and the amazing new Swarovski spotting scopes I got to play with. Northern White-breasted Hedgehog. Two-thousand-twelve was a pretty darn good year for me birding-wise and otherwise. Seeing 525 species was nice, as was the fact that I birded in four countries, nine of the fifty states in the United States, and fifty-one counties. I had some goals for this year as well, goals which I laid out in the introduction to my 2012 year list.

2012 55

Acclimatisation Societies of New Zealand

10,000 Birds

But hedgehogs? New Zealand has a very odd biota these days. There are the endemics, which are odd in their own way, and then there introduced species, which are so varied in their type and origin that you get the feeling you’ve arrived at the aftermath of a small zoo that escaped. In many ways, that is exactly what happened. People have moved useful plants and animals around with them as long as they had the wit to do so.

Africa’s Big Five and Little Five

10,000 Birds

These long-nosed (hence their being named in honor of the Elephant) shrew-like creatures have at one time or another been placed with rodents, shrews, hedgehogs, hares and rabbits, ungulates and treeshrews, but are now curiously classified in a new group of mammals called Afrotheres and are actually considered to be not too distant relatives of their giant namesake, the Elephant afterall!