Skip to comments.Israel Treats Overweight Wild Hedgehogs That Gorged on Street Food
Posted on 01/04/2018 5:21:13 PM PST by SJackson
The Algemeiner reports: Ten overweight hedgehogs have had to go on strict diets and exercise regimes after they ate so much on the streets of Israel they struggled to curl up into a ball to fend off predators. Animal lovers found them waddling around and brought them into the hospital at the Ramat Gan Safari. Staff there said the hedgehogs had probably been snacking on food left out for pets. A lot of people put cat food on the streets for the stray cats, which is very nice but the problem is that theres other wildlife that eats it, zookeeper Becka Rifkin told Reuters.
One adult male named Sherman was 1.6 kg (3.5 lb) when he arrived at the facility two months ago, almost double the average weight for a hedgehog his age.
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Per other articles, food left out for cats. Don't feed the cats. They're eliminate the fat hedgehogs from the gene pool. Problem solved.
More of an affluent liberal problem.
Still cute though.
What a neat article! Best news I’ve heard all day. Can’t you just see that fat little tummy that won’t allow him to curle up...LOL
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