African Pygmy Hedgehog
by: Josh Evers
What are they?
The African Pygmy Hedgehog, also known as the White-Belly Hedgehog and the Four-Toed Hedgehog is the most common domestic hedgehog. This is because they are the smallest of the hedgehog family and contain non-barbed spines.
Where can they be found?
Its niche is eating small insects and other pests and putting nitrogen back into the soil upon urination.
What does it eat?
They have no known mating season, meaning it can breed at any time of the year. Litter size ranges from about 2-10 young.