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A baby hedgehog had to be rescued on 10 August after being found stuck in a Christmas Bauble at Isfield in East Sussex.

Volunteer rescuers from East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) were called out by staff at the Laughing Fish Pub after discovering a baby hedgehog in distress. "The call was received at 10:30am and the caller reported finding a small hedgehog with a piece of plastic stuck on its back and clearly in distress" said Trevor Weeks MBE founder of East Sussex WRAS. » Read more

The winter is supposed to be the quietest time of year for WRAS, but yesterday volunteer rescuers were rushed off their feet with calls to over 21 casualties. Normally the January call-out rate is averages about 5 a day. "This has been an amazingly busy day" said Trevor Weeks " it reminds me of the Boomtown Rats’ song "I Don’t like Mondays"! I hope that the rest of the week does not stay as busy." » Read more