Newsletter - January 2021 Newsletter - January 2021

Atlas of Maltese Mammals - Algerian Hedgehogs

The Algerian Hedgehog is one of the four African hedgehog species but was introduced in some European countries, including Malta.
Send your sightings of mammals in the Maltese archipelago to the National Museum of Natural History.


In January, Jerusalem Artichockes are in season.
This vegetable, Helianthus tuberosus, is not truly an artichoke but a variety of sunflower with a lumpy, brown-skinned tuber that often resembles a ginger root.
Read more and check out our Jerusalem Artichocke Soup recipe!

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