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Last Updated: Wednesday August 18 2010 12:59 GMT

Baby hedgehog breaks three legs!

Trifle the hedgehog breaks 3 legs after suspected dog attack.

A baby hedgehog is being nursed back to health after he was found with three broken legs.

Trifle the hedgehog was taken to a wildlife hospital in Buckinghamshire to have his tiny legs bandaged up.

Wildlife staff aren't sure what happened to him but think he may have been attacked by a dog.

Vets at the hospital say it will take up to eight weeks for his legs to mend but that it might not be possible to fix all of his broken bones.

When 10-week-old Trifle arrived at the St Tiggywinkles hospital he had an X ray which showed he has broken his two back legs and one of his front legs.

Trifle the hedgehog breaks 3 legs after suspected dog attack.

He is on special medicine and is having his bandages changed every two days.

Les Stocker who runs the hospital said that he plans to look after Trifle for about a year to make sure that he makes a full recovery.

He said: "(Trifle) will be a nice big fat hedgehog by the time we release him."