Hedgehog

Hedgehog

The hedgehog is a mammal. Its back is covered with brown and white spines. Dorosłe jeże mają około 16tys. spikes i ważą od 0,5 up to about 2 kg. Measure from 20 do 30cm. Their tail is 5 cm long. They feed on plants, eggs, earthworms, grubs, mice, fruit and frogs. Zamieszkują ogrody, parks and forests. They live up to an altitude of 2000m. Swoje legowiska wyścielają pachnącymi liśćmi i trawą. Hedgehogs fall asleep from November to March. They wake up in April. Their body is then a quarter of their body weight lighter. They don't make special stocks for winter, only at bedtime, they eat very well. Baby hedgehogs do not have thorns at birth. Po 36 During the hours of life, the little hedgehog develops soft spines, które stają się twardsze dopiero po kilku dniach. The enemies of the hedgehog are foxes, wolves and dogs. The hedgehog protects itself from attackers by curling up into a ball, gdyż ostre kolce odstraszają przeciwnika. The hedgehog is a pet, which is easy to domesticate. Podobnie jak kot poluje na myszy. It can also be a slightly noisy pet in an apartment, because walking loudly stomps his feet.