Posted by: Jennifer | August 19, 2009

the “awwww” moment of the day

Say it with me now: awwwwwwww!

Four tiny orpahned hedgehogs are snuggling up to the bristles of a cleaning brush – because they think it’s their mother.

The four inch long creatures are being hand-reared by staff at the New Forest Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park in Ashurst, Hants.

Workers say Mary, Mungo, Midge and Slappy get comfort from playing with the centre’s cleaning brush and enjoy rubbing against it.

Baby hedgehogs and their new "mother"
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