From Mrs Tiggy-Winkle to Sonic, there’s few wild animals that capture the imagination and heart more than the prickly hedgehog. Despite being very recognisable, there’s very little research on their presence in Ireland and there are many human processes that threaten their numbers and habitats. 

For this week’s episode Aislinn Kelly met veterinary nurse Bev Truss to learn about these curious creatures and find out what we can do to help protect their population. 

For more in this series listen in to Live 95 every Thursday at 11.05am