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Hedgehog (atelerix albiventris) is an animal of the mammal type. It usually inhabits dense vegetation and woodland. The animal weights about 1-2kg (2.2-4.4lbs) and lives for 3-6 years. Owl, dog, foxes predators are dangerous for hedgehogs. Look up the table below to learn more facts.

Facts about hedgehogs
NameHedgehog
Top Speed19km/h (12mph)
OrderErinaceomorpha
HabitatDense vegetation and woodland
LifestyleSolitary
GenusAtelerix
Size16-35cm (6-14in)
Weight1-2kg (2.2-4.4lbs)
Skin TypeSpikes
FamilyErinaceidae
Main PreyInsects, worms, seeds
ClassMammalia
Life Span3-6 years
TypeMammal
PredatorsOwl, dog, foxes
DietOmnivore
Average Litter Size5
KingdomAnimalia
ColourTan, brown, grey
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Scientific NameAtelerix albiventris
PhylumChordata
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