Injured mallard rescued after Hurst Green crash

The mallard saved in Hurst Green after being hit by a car
The mallard saved in Hurst Green after being hit by a car

An injured mallard was rescued after being hit on the road in Hurst Green this week.

The duck was saved by East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service’s (WRAS) Kathy and Trevor after an appeal on Facebook.

Dracula the hedgehog was released in Stone Cross by East Sussex Wildlfie Rescue and Ambulance Service cQo5u_Bfm3O70ZecnAzQ

Dracula the hedgehog was released in Stone Cross by East Sussex Wildlfie Rescue and Ambulance Service cQo5u_Bfm3O70ZecnAzQ

The finders volunteer for South Essex Wildlife Hospital but could not find anyone closer to help so after seeking an appeal for help on Facebook, WRAS attended.

More than 30 hedgehogs were put back into the wild across Wealden after being looking after over the winter.

WRAS released 33 hedgehogs all over the district and Eastbourne out of the 96 the service took over the winter.

“A big thank you to everyone who has been helping with them especially Kathy who has been co-ordinating it all, as well as looking after 40 of them from home herself,” WRAS founder Trevor Weeks said.

Hedgehogs Kringle, Danish and Bangalore all went home to Wivelsfield Green.

Up the road, Bindi, Balti, Tikka, Korma and Biryani were returned to South Chailey as well as Sandy, Mahout and Chips back to Burgess Hill.

In Eastbourne, WRAS returned Medusa, Fungus, Yuletide, Jack, Beanstalk and Samosa.

Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker were returned to their Heathfield home.

Ariel and Hamlet were freed in Lewes along with Maharaja and Sonic in Ditchling.

In Seaford WRAS managed to return Herbert and Spice and BB8 were released together as they were found in the same garden.

Just up the road at South Heighton, Pakora, Mangalore and Wookie were freed in Uckfield plus Dracula at Stone Cross, Satsuma in Rodmel, Delhi in Polegate and Rizzo in Newhaven.

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