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Somali Hedgehog
3526522 orig
Information
Range Somalia
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Eulipotyphla
Family Erinaceidae
Genus Atelerix
Species Atelerix sclateri
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Somali hedgehog (Atelerix sclateri), is a species of hedgehog in the Erinaceidae family. It is endemic to Somalia.

Distribution[]

The Somali hedgehog is native to areas on the outer borders of Somalia.

Habitat[]

It is a savanna species that is believed to live mostly in grasslands and other open habitats.

Threats[]

There is little known about this species, but from what is known there are believed to be no current threats to the hedgehog's habitat.

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