Random Physical Characteristics

Jul 19, 2013 by

Size The average hedgehog weighs approximately ½ to 1-¼ pounds and most are the size of a softball or slightly larger when they are rolled into a ball. Some adult hedgehogs have a slightly larger build and can weigh up to 2 pounds...

Body Language

Jun 28, 2013 by

Body language and facial expression are common forms of communication in both humans and animals. You can tell many things about hedgehogs just by paying attention to their body and spine language. Spines The most obvious and famous...

Small Oddities

May 26, 2013 by

Forehead Furrow or Reverse Mohawk There is a natural part on the forehead of the hedgehog where there are no spines.  This natural bald spot is normal and is in no way related to the presence of mites or injury. A hedgehog can raise...