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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 Ant Marriott
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Uploaded May 30, 2015. Captured May 27, 2014 05:11 in Werneth Low Road, Hyde, Hyde SK14 3AF, UK.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 80mm