Winter nests of the hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus L.)

Abstract

An account is given of the winter nests of the hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus L.), and their importance in the life of this species. Nests were constructed for protection during hibernation, in sites chosen for the degree of support gained from surrounding objects. They were usually made mainly of dry leaves, specially selected and carefully built into a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00345702

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