Baby Hedgehog

Baby Hedgehog

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DescriptionI've not said much about the hedgehog I found ill in the garden earlier this year.  It turns out she was expecting, which may be why she was not in tip top form.  Over the summer she has had a baby, who she brought to say hello.  At least that is how it seemed, they both turned up in the garden one early evening and she not only didn't run when I came out, but pushed baby forward, as if to introduce them.  Since then there have been 2 large males around, the smaller with Mum and Baby, the larger with white patches being more solitary.  I've been putting hedgehog food out for them, but there has been some conflict over their mealworm addiction, so there is now a raised wire ground feeder that comes in every night, and Baby is now coming to the food alone.  Mum usually comes a little later, or in between Baby's visits, with the boars later still.  This is just outside the back door, with the red torch illuminating so the 60mm can get some detail.  I did use the 50mm CZ as well since it's faster, but the depth of field is too narrow.
ArtistRob Daykin
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MakeOLYMPUS CORPORATION
ModelE-M1MarkIII
Lens ModelOLYMPUS M.60mm F2.8 Macro
Focal Length60.0 mm
F Number2.8
Aperture2.8
ISO6400
Shutter Speed1/60