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Long-eared hedgehog  Hemiechinus auritus,Long-eared hedgehog Click/tap to enlarge Species intro

Long-eared hedgehog

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The long-eared hedgehog is a species of hedgehog native to Central Asian countries and some countries of the Middle East. The long-eared hedgehog lives in burrows that it either makes or finds and is distinguished by its long ears. It is considered one of the smallest middle eastern hedgehogs. This Hedgehog is insectivorous but may also feed on small vertebrates and plants. In captivity they may live as long as 7.6 years.

Since the long-eared hedgehog is naturally parasite prone and can.. more

Similar species: Hedgehogs And Moonrats
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Sep 23, 2011. Captured Jun 21, 2011 01:58.