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Northumberland Wildlife Trust concerned about Pygmy hedgehogs

Northumberland Wildlife Trust concerned about Pygmy hedgehogs

Other posts by  |  Kevin OHara on Google+ |  March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Northumberland Wildlife Trust is asking people to think twice before getting an African Pygmy hedgehog as a domestic pet. The organisation is concerned that many people are acquiring these creatures for children to be kept as pets. But families then discover he hedgehogs cannot be easily handled the way a hamster or gerbil can, and release the little hedgehogs into the open where they cannot fend for themselves.

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