The desert hedgehog (Paraechinus aethiopicus) is a species of mammal in the
family Erinaceidae. Contents. [hide]. 1 Description; 2 Habitat; 3 Diet; 4 Breeding ...
A typical hedgehog in appearance, the desert hedgehog has a dense, spiny coat,
an elongated snout, and the ability to curl into a defensive ball when ...
Mar 4, 2014 ... One of the cutest residents of any desert is the desert hedgehog, found in Africa
and the Middle East. Adapted to live in desert and arid scrub ...
Range Description: This species is widely distributed in the Sahara and the
Middle East. In Africa, it is distributed from Mauritania, Western Sahara and
Paraechinus aethiopicusdesert hedgehog. Facebook ... Terrestrial Biomes;
desert or dune ... Typically, the lifespan of a hedgehog in the wild is 3-4 years.
We're a small scale hedgehog breeding facility located in Albuquerque, New
Mexico. We strive to provide good nutrition, exercise, and a stimulating ...
Hedgehogs hibernate in cold climates. In deserts, they sleep through heat and
drought in a similar process called aestivation. They remain active all year in ...
Nov 1, 2015 ... The desert hedgehog is one of the smallest of hedgehogs. It is 5.5 to 11 inches
long and weighs about 10-18 ounces. The spines on its back ...
Descriptions and articles about the Desert Hedgehog, scientifically known as
Paraechinus aethiopicus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distribu.
F. They live in the deserts of northern Africa, south to Mali, Niger, Sudan, northern
Ethiopia, and northern Somalia. They also can live on the Arabian Peninsula.