The Hedgehog: Atelerix Albiventrism

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The hedgehog is also known as Atelerix Albiventris. The hedgehog is often found in Europe, Asia, Africa, and New Zealand and is a mammal. The diet of the hedgehog is plants (omnivore). The hedgehog can grow up to 16-35 centimeters (6-14 inches). The weight of a hedgehog is 1-2kg (2.2-4.4lbs). The hedgehog can run up to 19km/h (12mph). The hedgehog usually lives to 3 to 6 years. The lifestyle of the hedgehog is solitary. The hedgehog is not endangered. It is a least concern. The hedgehog has three primary colors. These colors are: an, brown, and grey. The spikes are the hedgehogs skin type and defense. The hedgehogs’ favorite food are insects. The habitat of the hedgehog is usually in dense vegetation and woodlands.
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