Aikman Wildlife on Wheels with Hedgehog


Scientific name: Erinaceinae

Place of Origin: Central Asia and parts of the Middle East
Lifespan (in wild): 4–7 Years
Weight: 1.7 lbs
Body size: 4–12 inches
Diet: Omnivorous

Fun Facts

  • Hedgehog are Nocturnal
  • Hedgehogs are naturally lactose intolerant
  • Hedgehogs have around 5000 to 7000 spines on their back.

Conservation Status


Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $150.

Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!

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