Hedgehogs are covered with sharp quills that aid in their protection. Many species of hedgehogs can roll into a ball, hiding all vulnerable areas of the body under the protective spines. Hedgehogs live under logs or in burrows that they dig. They eat a wide variety of foods, including invertebrates, reptiles, carrion, roots, and fruits. Hedgehogs are active only at night, and some species hibernate in the winter.
- Average Skull Length 4.5cm (1.7in)
Origin: Europe and Africa
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Beautiful skull! Just as described.
Skulls Unlimited International, Inc.
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Fantastic little skull!
I’m very pleased with my recently purchased hedgehog skull. It is an excellent representation of an insectivore skull. Every skull I have received from Skulls Unlimited has been expertly prepared, clean, and in fantastic shape.