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OS data helps identify where hedgehogs are most at risk

With such varied and comprehensive datasets, we often find our mapping being used in interesting and unexpected ways. Upon discovering the #HogsOnRoads appeal, we decided to find out more…

Using OS datasets, the Mammal Society has recently published research on when, where and why hedgehog roadkill is most likely to occur.

Funded by the Mammal Society, People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS), the research analysed more than 12,500 hedgehog roadkill records. Read More