Senses: Motion & Emotion Detect...

Jul 23, 2013 by

Motion Detection Hedgehogs are very good at detecting motion around them, even when they are rolled into a ball or cannot see.  Hedgehogs will often perceive movement as danger unless they are completely relaxed with their...

Ears & Hearing

May 27, 2013 by

Ear Description and Hearing Hedgehogs have large ears and have an excellent sense of hearing, making them alert to their surroundings. Unfamiliar sounds or loud noises can cause hedgehogs to react by huffing and ducking their heads,...

Nose & Smelling

May 27, 2013 by

Keen Sense of Smell Hedgehogs have a keen sense of smell that is very useful to them in search of food and detecting danger. Their nose is warm and moist and a curious hedgehog will have their snout in the air sniffing, in order to...