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European hedgehog at night  Erinaceus europaeus,European Hedgehog Click/tap to enlarge

European hedgehog at night

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The European Hedgehog , Common hedgehog or just Hedgehog in the anglophone parts of Europe, is a hedgehog species found in northern and western Europe. It is about 20 to 30 cm in length. Adult mass typically ranges from 600 to up to 1,200 g ; occasionally, it may reach as much as 1,600 g. Males tend to be slightly longer and heavier than females.

The European Hedgehog lives in woodland, farmland and suburban areas. It is nocturnal, and if alarmed will roll itself into a.. more

Similar species: Hedgehogs And Moonrats
Species identified by Margarita Tsvikevich
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By Margarita Tsvikevich

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Uploaded Jul 9, 2014.