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Hugh's Hedgehog
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Information
Common Name Central Chinese Hedgehog
Range central China and Manchuria.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Eulipotyphla
Family Erinaceidae
Genus Mesechinus
Species Mesechinus hughi
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Hugh's hedgehog (Mesechinus hughi), also sometimes referred to as the central Chinese hedgehog, is a species of hedgehog in the Erinaceidae family. It is native to central China and Manchuria. It prefers open areas of dry steppe, but can be found in shrubland and forests. It is known to look for food even in daytime on rainy days.

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