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What Do You Need For A Hedgehog

Hedgehogs make wonderful pets, but many new owners aren’t exactly sure what they need to buy before getting one. What kind of food should you have? Do they need a hiding place? How to keep them warm? In this article, you’ll learn all about what you need for your prickly family member prior to introducing them to their new home.  …

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Where Do Hedgehogs Live?

Hedgehogs are spiny rat-like mammals which are native to parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa. No species of hedgehogs are native to Australia and the Americas. But they have been introduced into both continents and they thrive both in captivity and in the wild.   The word “hedgehog” comes from a combination of two words “hog” and “hedge”. The former being …

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Types of Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs have been living in the wild for millions of years. These spiny mammals come from the family of Erinaceidae. They’re global creatures. You’ll find them all around the world including Europe, Africa, New Zealand, and Asia as well. They are friendly nocturnal animals and some species also make for a good pet. Hedgehogs are distinctive and easy to spot …