I was more than a little surprised to find this (not so) little fella in the garden behind the apartment. I don't know why, but I never assumed that hedgehogs would live in Corfu/Greece for some reason. This one looked to be very well fed and wasn't bothered at all by me taking pictures around it.
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