Reproduction: Tropical species breed throughout the year. The usual litter size
4-7. The gestation period is 30-48 days. The young are blind and naked. Eyes and
ears open in about a week.
Behaviour: Hedgehogs are largely solitary and nocturnal. Temperate species hibernate during winter months. They have the ability to curl up into a ball.
Life span: They are reported to live 3-10 years.