Letter: Strimmer peril

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The Independent Online
Sir: As the days grow longer and so does the grass, we ask everyone with a strimmer to handle it with great care. We hear too many stories about hedgehogs with legs slashed, faces scarred, or even blinded because their cosy nest beneath a bush had been attacked by a strimmer.

A H Coles

British Hedgehog Preservation Society

Knowbury, Shropshire