Pet Pop Quiz Answer

'Gendo the Hedgehog' photo (c) 2011, Tiffany Bailey - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/Did you know what this creature is?

Q: Name the pet that is covered in spines and rolls into a ball when it feels threatened.  It got its name from the pig-like grunting noises it makes as it roots around looking for the insects, frogs, frogs and mice that make up its diet.

A: The hedgehog is a small mammal that comes from Europe, Asia and Africa.  The most popular species that is kept as a pet is the African Pygmy.  As you can probably guess from their natural diet, they have require extra care so it’s important to do your research before deciding to add one to your family.

(Source- National Geographic)


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