Long-eared hedgehogs are much faster than their longer spined West European cousins. They are also much more feisty. Their long ears give them an acute sense of hearing which helps them to detect both predators and prey.
Scientific name: Hemiechinus auritus
Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder.
The following habitats are found across the Long-eared hedgehog distribution range. Find out more about these environments, what it takes to live there and what else inhabits them.
Discover what these behaviours are and how different plants and animals use them.
Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web
Population trend: Unknown
Year assessed: 2008
Classified by: IUCN 3.1
This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.