hedgehog droppings 2 500x500

Close-up detail of dried-up hedgehog dropping showing insect remains.

Pieces of insect carapaces and other parts of insect exoskeleton easily distinguished in this dried dropping. Inset photo of entire dropping beside AA-size battery for scale.

Photographs: by Bernard Smith, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike. (Note: original photographs cropped and resized to fit.)