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Hedgehogs are under threat after December floods has devastating effect

England's national treasure the hedgehog is under threat Credit: ITV Border

One of our most beloved wild animals is under threat.

The once common hedgehog is facing extinction if its population continues to decline. That's the warning from one environmental group who say help is urgently needed to save them.

Cumbria wildlife trust say lack of habitat and food are partly to blame, but the floods across Cumbria and Lancashire last year have had a devastating impact.

If you want to find out more about how you can help save hedgehogs visit Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Helen McNulty reports.