Gallery description : hedgehog picture

These mammals usually live 3-6 years. Hedgehog (atelerix albiventris) is 16-35cm (6-14in). The average weight is 1-2kg (2.2-4.4lbs). Hedgehog is a mammal that usually inhabits dense vegetation and woodland. It has a spikes skin type. The diet is omnivore. The top speed it is able to reach is 19km/h (12mph).

Facts about hedgehogs
NameHedgehog
Life Span3-6 years
Size16-35cm (6-14in)
PhylumChordata
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Main PreyInsects, worms, seeds
OrderErinaceomorpha
Average Litter Size5
Top Speed19km/h (12mph)
ClassMammalia
FamilyErinaceidae
DietOmnivore
TypeMammal
Scientific NameAtelerix albiventris
Weight1-2kg (2.2-4.4lbs)
HabitatDense vegetation and woodland
LifestyleSolitary
GenusAtelerix
Skin TypeSpikes
KingdomAnimalia
ColourTan, brown, grey
PredatorsOwl, dog, foxes
Image Details
Description Hedgehog picture. Meet The Hedgehogs Of BBC Autumnwatch
Width 3957 pixels
Heigh 2638 pixels
File type JPG
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