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General information

Taxonomy, anatomy, propagation and natural habitat. All basic info about African Pygmy Hedgehogs you can find in this chapter. Also a few pictures of their natural habitat can be found here.

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Housing

In this chaper you can find everything about the enclosure, setup and technique. The difference in natural and io active housing will also be epleined here.

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Diet

What do they eat? Can you feed them as natural as possible? Which snacks arearen’t safe and how do you put them on other kibbles? Here you can find everything about their diet.

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Care

How often do you clip the nails of an African Pygmy Hedgehog? Everything about the care and behaviour can be found in this chapter. We also explain why they anoint.

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Health

A healthy weight, good stools and a healthy skin are very important for hedgehogs. Here you can find eveything about their health.

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Breeding

As a breeder, you want to prepare and do it right. In this chapter you’ll find everything from looking for the parents up to the hoglets moving out.

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Genetics

In this chapter is everything you need to know about genetics and inheritation. From an explanation of genetics to genes in this species.

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Color guide

Do you want to know which colors are found in African Pygmy Hedgehogs? Than you are right in this chapter.

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