Anni Rautio

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Little information exists on the nesting of hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) in the harsh northern environment, although this aspect has specific importance for the species’ survival in this region. We studied the nest types and nesting site selection of radio tagged hedgehogs in urban areas in Eastern Finland. Altogether, four different nest types were(More)
Western European hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) are commonly found in urban environments. To evaluate human-hedgehog interactions on the northern margin of the hedgehog range, we investigated the causes of mortality, the occurrence of diseases, parasites and bacterial infections, and the diet of hedgehogs (males n = 87, females n = 66, sex unknown n = 100)(More)
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