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2 edition of African Pygmy Hedgehogs Yearbook found in the catalog.

African Pygmy Hedgehogs Yearbook

African Pygmy Hedgehogs Yearbook

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Published by T.F.H. Publications .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11201241M
ISBN 10079381975X
ISBN 109780793819751

Hedgehogs are insectivores, meaning they feast mainly on insects. The scientific name for the African Pygmy Hedgehog is Atelerix Albiventris and it is a part of the Erinaceidae family. There are many species of hedgehogs that are unique in their own ways, particularly based on adaptations made by location changes. African Pygmy Hedgehog Care. Home African pygmy hedgehog facts Hedgehogs as pets Finding a breeder Housing your hedgehog Feeding your hedgehog Health of bonding is needed during the few weeks of moving home and quilling as this is by far one of the hardest times in a .

African Pygmy pet hedgehogs are easy to look after, as long as you have the things they need to keep them happy and healthy. Large enough cage with wheel and toys. If you get your hog out of his cage on a regular bases handling him and letting him roam around on and around you will make his quills flat and you will be able to pet him without. We are hobby breeders of the African Pygmy Hedgehog. Our Hedgehogs are available for shipment. Hedgehog Reservation. You must be 18 years old or older to submit this form. If you are not please have an adult fill it out. This person will need to be present at time of pick up.

WELCOME This is the world of Tiggyhog's hogs. I'm a UK APH Club approved breeder of African Pygmy Hedgehogs with 12 years experience. Whether you are here to look at lots of cute pictures of pygmy hedgehogs, thinking of becoming a hog 'parent' or just curious, you should find what you need here at Tiggyhogs. Hedgehogs are many things; Funny, cute, active and entertaining. However a breeders work ends around weeks when they allow their babies to their forever homes. Most hogs at this age are starting to quill (lose baby quills and grow adult quills) which is a painful time for any hedgehog thus around this age hedgehogs tend to be huffy.


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Common Name: African Pygmy Hedgehog Scientific Name: Atelerix albiventris Adult Size: The African pygmy hedgehog's body is 5 to 8 inches long and can weigh between 1/2 to 1 1/2 pounds.

Life Expectancy: 3 to 6 years in captivity Difficulty of Care: gh they're low maintenance, Africa pygmy hedgehogs are solitary animals and don't crave human : Lianne Mcleod, DVM.

If you want to know all there is to know about caring for a pet African Pygmy hedgehog, then look no further. Great job, Kimberly. Read more. 5 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Angela Keeran. out of 5 stars Best Hedgehog Care Book /5(5). • African pygmy hedgehogs have long, rather pointed pinkish-brown snouts, with moist, dark noses.

They have round, dark eyes, oval brownish ears, and short, white hair on their brows, cheeks, and bellies. The hairs on their backs and sides are File Size: KB. The African pygmy hedgehog is by far the most common species of domesticated hedgehog. There are two other more rare types of domesticated hedgehogs; the Egyptian long-eared hedgehog and the Indian long-eared hedgehog.

However, if you are looking to have a hedgehog as a pet, African pygmy hedgehogs are your best choice. The most common species of domesticated hedgehog is the four-toed hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris).The Algerian hedgehog (Atelerix algirus) is a separate species of hedgehog.

The domesticated hedgehog kept as a pet is typically the African pygmy hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris). Other species kept as pets include the Egyptian long-eared hedgehog.

African Pygmy Hedgehog Club Rehoming Service. 2, likes 33 talking about this. We help African Pygmy Hedgehogs find their forever homes. Set up by the APH club uk we have a dedicated group of Followers: K.

Videos about African Pygmy Hedgehogs. African Pygmy Hedgehog Babies SLIDESHOW. Great pictures of the babies from days old to 22 days. African Pygmy Hedgehogs are extraordinary animals.

Bright eyed, curious, and covered with quills, these charming little creatures make delightful and unusual pets. Hedgehogs have unique behaviors, abilities, adaptations, and personalities. They also require special care and handling.

If you have fallen under the spell of these sweet-faced /5(74). The African pygmy hedgehog is either of two closely related hedgehogs: Domesticated hedgehog; Four-toed hedgehog; This page is an index of articles on animal species (or higher taxonomic groups) with the same common name (vernacular name).

If an internal link led you here, you. They are a small mammal with short limbs and a body low to the ground. Their most distinctive characteristic is the thousands of stiff, sharp spines — harder and sharper than those of a porcupine — that cover the animal’s back and sides, like a pincushion filled with needles.

Behavior & Diet. Hedgehogs are rarely caught ific name: Atelerix albiventris. Jellyhog African Pygmy Hedgehogs, Burbage, Leicestershire. K likes. We run our own website for updates, shop items for hedgehogs, pamper packages, play days and small animal care providing from 5/5(8).

A playlist for African Pygmy Hedgehogs only. This list features videos like: Hedgehog, Hedgehog Bath, Hedgehog Pet, African Pygmy Hedgehog and other hedgehog video. Although African Pygmy Hedgehogs are small creatures, they are very active at night and need plenty of space to roam around in. The minimum recommended size for a cage is 4 feet long and 2 feet wide, but the more space you can provide the better%(16).

The hedgehogs commonly kept as pets in North America appear to by a mix of species, originally native to Africa. The term “African Pygmy Hedgehog” is a descriptive term (coined by breeders), rather than a true species ogs are fairly low maintenance pets, and while they don’t mind handling once used to it, they don’t really seem to crave human interaction.

We have a litter of 3 baby African pygmy hedgehogs. 2 are left and ready to leave African Pygmy hedgehogs need access to a heated enclosure all of the time.

We Report. Enter your email address to receive alerts when we have new listings available for African pygmy hedgehog for sale. The African Pygmy Hedgehog °°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°° Home About Hedgehogs Adaptations Evolution Future Sources By Alexis Fryc Adaptations.

Environment and Adaptations. African pygmy hedgehogs are becoming increasingly popular in the exotic pet world, and if you too are considering adding a hedgehog to your household, consider yourself in good company.

An estima Americans have found themselves smitten with these tiny, spiny : Madison Guthrie. The African Pygmy Hedgehog Club UK, a website for owners and breeders, says it now has 9, members, compared with just when it was set up in African Pygmy Hedgehogs are solitary animals in nature and only meet up together in order to mate and so it is advisable to house them separately.

However, a small number of hedgehog keepers have claimed to keep a small number of females together without experiencing any problems providing ample space is provided. Hedgehogs United is an open forum for the discussion and sharing of infromation about breeding and caring for African Pygmy Hedgehogs.

Hedgehog United provides a list of hedgehog breeders and offering an area for all hedgehog breeders to advertise their services with no descrimination.

Pygmy hedgehogs were first bred in captivity in the United States around 20 years ago but have only been in England for a much shorter time. When they first appeared, they were considered as quite rare, as such people eager to own one would be willing to pay upwards of £ for one Pygmy hedgehog.out of 5 stars Excellent book for African Pygmy Hedgehog Owners Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 October If like me, you are new to the world of Pygmy Hedgehogs, then this is the only, and indeed, best book around/5(7).African Pygmy Hedgehogs by Colin Bradbury Is a Hog for me?

It does not matter if you are planning to buy or rescue a hog, there are some basics questions you need to consider: Hedgehogs do not make good pets for a large portion of the U.K public.

Forget the cute faces. Forget the cute pictures and anything you have read in the Size: KB.