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 ...
Paraechinus aethiopicusdesert hedgehog. Facebook ... Terrestrial Biomes;
desert or dune ... Typically, the lifespan of a hedgehog in the wild is 3-4 years.
Range Description: This species is widely distributed in the Sahara and the
Middle East. In Africa, it is distributed from Mauritania, Western Sahara and
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 ...
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 ...
Descriptions and articles about the Desert Hedgehog, scientifically known as
Paraechinus aethiopicus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distribu.
Jul 9, 2016 ... This gene encodes a member of the hedgehog family. The hedgehog gene
family encodes signaling molecules that play an important role in ...
J Neurobiol. 2006 Feb 15;66(3):243-55. Desert hedgehog-patched 2 expression
in peripheral nerves during Wallerian degeneration and regeneration. Bajestan ...
Desert hedgehog (Dhh) gene is required in the mouse testis for formation of adult
-type Leydig cells and normal development of peritubular cells and ...