Eastern European hedgehog

Eastern European hedgehog

Order : Insectivora
Family : Erinaceidae
Subfamily : Erinaceinae
Species : Erinaceus concolor

 

Keywords: white

The Eastern european hedgehog is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the eastern European hedgehog
A young / baby of a eastern European hedgehog is called a 'hoglet'. The females are called 'sow' and males 'boar'. A eastern European hedgehog group is called a 'array'.
Some facts about the
Eastern European hedgehog

Adult weight : 0.719 kg (1.5818 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 7 years

Female maturity :213 days

Litter size : 5

Weight at birth : 0.022 kg (0.0484 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 2 W

Body mass : 0.823 kg (1.8106 lbs)

Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)

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Facts about the eastern European hedgehog

The well-known Western Hedgehog Erinaceus concolor is also very common and found in most habitats.

EASTER GIANT See "Bistort" EASTERN HEDGEHOG The Eastern Hedgehog (Erinaceus concolor) is a European species of hedgehog that differs from the Western Hedgehog in having throat and chest paler than belly.

Egel, oostelijke ondersoort; Erinaceus concolor is iets lichter en kleiner. (Full text)

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