Now, as the leaves turn brown and we look towards the winter, spare a thought for the humble hedgehog.
Yes, as if the little creatures didn't have enough to contend with, what with bonfires next month, hedgehogs are in decline. But a team of conservationists from Sussex are hoping to put a stop to that by wiring some up - so they can phone home.
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