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McDonald's Bows to Pressure from Hedgehog Activists

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McDonald's Bows to Pressure from Hedgehog Activists

McDonald's Bows to Pressure from Hedgehog Activists

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After years of pressure from hedgehog preservation activists in Britain, McDonald's is redesigning its McFlurry containers. Hedgehogs love sugar and like to lick the leftover ice cream in the McFlurry containers. The problem: Their heads get stuck in the opening. So McDonald's is shrinking the container opening to keep the hedgehogs from getting in.