A hedgehog is a small quilled mammals of the order Insectivora. Hedgehogs are easily distinguished by their quills. A hedgehog's primary defense is to roll into a tight ball, causing all of the quills to protrude outward. They also make loud huffing and popping noises. Hedgehogs are primarily nocturnal and feed on snails, worms, and insects. Hedgehogs are popular as pets.
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The hedgehog is a small, noisy mammal whose hair is modified into stiff, spiky spines..