What is a hedgehog's heart rate?


A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average. Hedgehogs are easily recognized by their spines, which are hollow hairs made stiff with keratin. Their spines are not poisonous and unlike the quills of a porcupine, cannot easily be removed from the hedgehog.
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During hibernation, the animal's body functions slow down, almost to a standstill. Heartbeat decreases from 1 90bpm to 20bpm and body temperature drops from 35°C to 1 0°C.
Hedgehog's heart rate is 190 beats per minute with a normal body temperature of 35 degrees centigrade. However, during hibernation the heart rate drops down to 20 beats per minute and the body temperature also lowers down to 10 degrees centigrade.
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