Signs warning drivers to be aware of wildlife will appear across UK

In the 1950s, there were an estimated 30 million hedgehogs in Britain Today there are about one million hedgehogs in Britain with motorists to blame The Government are set to erect warning signs where small wildlife is present 

By Jonathan Bucks For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 02:01 BST, 1 April 2018 | Updated: 08:25 BST, 1 April 2018

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Signs warning motorists to watch out for hedgehogs are set to appear on British roads

Signs warning motorists to watch out for hedgehogs are set to appear on British roads.

The Government wants to help the animals get across highways safely – and so help boost their declining numbers.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said: ‘The great British hedgehog may be a prickly character, but they are close to all our hearts and especially mine. The fall in the number of hedgehogs is a great concern to me so,

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