How Long Does a Hedgehog Live for?


Hedgehogs live averagely for five to six years but with much care and maintenance, they could live for as long as ten years. Hedgehogs live alone unless it is during the mating season where they mate between April and August. They feed on insects, earthworms, eggs, dead animals and also young birds.
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Hedgehogs are spiny mammals; there are 17 species of hedgehogs. Hedgehogs have a relatively long lifespan for their size. Larger species of hedgehogs live 4–7 years in the wild; however, there are cases where some have been recorded to live up to 16 years. Smaller species live 2–4 years.
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