hedgehog

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hedgehog

nocturnal, insectivorous and immune to snakebite, this spiny animal plays a beneficial role in an environment by controlling some pests. Called also Erinaceus erinaceus, a member of the family Erinaceidae.

hedgehog fleas
see flea.
hedgehog grass
hedgehog tick
see ixodeshexagonus.
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During the last year, SARA has re-homed 160 dogs, 235 cats, 14 rabbits, two guinea pigs and two hedge hogs.