2HabitatsA hedgehog likes grassland, savannah, deserts, farmland and woodland.They also use these places for hibernating.SavannahFarmlandGrasslandDesertWoodland
3Baby Hedgehogs Baby hedgehogs are born after a 40 day period. They are born pink, spineless, blind and deaf.The first spines appear after 2 hours and are whiteThe eyes open between days and their hearing develops after about 17 days
4HibernationA hedgehog may rest for 3 to 4 months. Then the hedgehog awakes when the body temperature drops below 8ºc.In hibernation the hedgehog also starts breathing very slowly, 3 to 4 times a minute.
5Why do hedgehogs have spikes? A coat of spikes protects the hedgehogs soft body.The spikes also protect themselves from being attacked.
6RelationsHedgehogs are related to a animal called a porcupine. They look similar to hedgehogs but porcupines are quite fierce.Porcupine
7Where do hedgehogs live? Hedgehogs mainly live in, Asia, Europe, and Africa and have been seen in New Zealand.
8Do they have a certain temperature? During hibernation their temperature drops to 8ºc.The hedgehogs normal temperature is 35ºc.
9How a hedgehog is adapted to it's environment Their spikes can protect them from predators.They have long ears to keep themselves cool.They rely on their nose because they have poor eyesight.
10Fun Facts Family: Erinaceidae Food: Beetles, earthworms, slugs, bird eggs and small mammals.No. of young: 4 to 5Life span: Up to 7 yearsSize: Head and body, 13-30cm, tail, 3-5cm
11OUIZ Baby hedgehogs are born pink, spineless, blind and deaf. What is a hedgehogs relation? PorcupineHow long is their life span? Up to 7 yearsHow long does a hedgehog hibernate for? 3-4 monthsHedgehogs eat beetles, earthworms, small mammals and bird eggs