Aikman Wildlife Pre-Historic Deinogalerix Model


Scientific name: Deinogalerix
Family: Erinaceidae
Classification: Mammalia

Place of Origin: Gargano peninsula (Italy)
Timeline: Late Miocene, 7-10 million years ago
Weight: 25 lbs.
Body size: 2 ft.
Diet: Carnivore

Fun Facts

  •  They were hairy, rat-like relatives of modern hedgehogs and belonged to the subfamily of gymnures (moon-rats).

Conservation Status


Annual Cost of Care


Though the Deinogalerix is extinct, by adopting this animal your donation will go toward providing for the daily cost of care for wildlife that lives at Aikman Wildlife Adventure.

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