Hedgehog For Sale
HedgehogÂ is an insectivore, not a rodent like the porcupine. Â A hedgehog’s closest relative is actually the shrew. An average African Pygmy Hedgehog will fit in an adult man’s cupped hand. African Pygmy hedgehogs have a thick coat of spines, varying in color. There is no fur under the spines, but soft white or brown fur covers the belly, neck, face, and legs.
Where to buy a Hedgehog
They have sharp quills that can make handling difficult. Consistent and proper daily handling will help them relax and feel comfortable with you.
These animals root through hedges and other undergrowth in search of the small creatures that compose the bulk of their dietâ€”insects, worms, centipedes, snails, mice, frogs, and snakes. As a hedgehog picks its way through the hedges it emits piglike gruntsâ€”thus, the hedgehog.
Fascinating Facts You Might Not Have Known About Hedgehogs
- A group of hedgehogs is called an ‘array’.
- A hedgehog has between 5000 and 7000 quills (spikes)! …
- There are 17 different species of hedgehog.
- Hedgehogs have very poor eyesight, so rely predominantly on their smell and hearing to navigate.
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