25th November 2019

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What is the name of a group of hedgehogs?

A GROUP OF HEDGEHOGS IS CALLED AN "ARRAY." But it doesn't come up much, since hedgehogs are solitary creatures who usually come together only to mate.

Thereof, what is a Hoglet?

Baby hedgehogs are called hoglets. Most baby hedgehogs are born in June and July, with an average litter size of four or five young, of which two or three are usually weaned successfully. The mother is liable to desert or even eat the young if she is disturbed.

What is the name of a baby pig?

Female pigs, called cows or sows, give birth to offspring twice a year to a litter of around 12 young. Baby pigs are called piglets.

Do hedgehogs eat their own babies?

Unfortunately, it is fairly common for hedgehogs to eat their babies [10.1], and/or reject them, especially if it is a first litter, or if the mother was disturbed (mother hedgehogs need considerable peace and quiet).
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