They still refer to me as ‘hoggie’, short for hedgehog , because I am apparently ‘prickly but cute.’
So far as I know the hedgehog never returned so I presume he, or she, got the message.
A puppy came crawling out of the bath, its coat was so filthy it looked like a hedgehog .
The hedgehog is an old world mammal that has possibly changed little over a million years.
It is said that if the fox finds the hedgehog near water it can coax him from his defensive shell by rolling him with it paw until finally the hedgehog is in the water and forced to come out to save himself from drowning only to face a worse fate.
Can you think of any other animals that roll into a ball for defence as well as an armadillo or hedgehog ?
A hedgehog isn't a hedgehog if it doesn't have any needles!
He was, in short, a hedgehog living in a world populated with foxes.
The mammals the researchers studied were the platypus, echidna, opossum, wallaby, hedgehog , mouse, rat, rabbit, cow, pig, bat, tree shrew, colugo, ringtail lemur, and humans.
By the time of spring, his hedgehog had put on so much weight that his short paws were hardly visible beneath his stuffed underside.