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Hedgehog Facts & Trivia for kids
- There are 17 species of Hedgehog.
- Hedgehogs have stiff hairs that are called spines.
- Hedgehogs can make some vocal sounds like grunts and squeals.
- They are named Hedgehogs because they often live in hedges and have a hog like snout.
- Hedgehogs are sometimes kept as pets, but it is illegal in some of the United States.
- Hedgehogs will roll themselves into a tight ball to protect themselves.
- Most Hedgehog species are primarily nocturnal.
- There are over 5000 quills on an average Hedgehog.
- Hedgehogs are born without external quills, but their quills appear within about 24 hours.
- Hedgehogs are primarily insectivores.
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