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Are there hedgehog adoption and rescue centers?

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A list of hedgehog adoption and rescue centers can be found at HedgehogClub.com. The site is dedicated to activities that promote hedgehog rescue and rehabilitation. To become a rescuer, a person must meet certain requirements.

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A hedgehog rescuer must have one or more years of experience or the willingness to learn from a mentor, be age 18 or older, have the ability to maintain records of care, and be willing seek veterinary help when necessary. An application must be submitted for review and meet all of the necessary requirements.

Hedgehogs are intelligent mammals that are found throughout the world. They have soft underbellies and rough quills. Each has a unique personality. These small insectivores require special diets and clean habitats. They need to be kept at a temperature of 72 to 75 degrees. Hedgehogs are largely nocturnal and solitary. HedgehogClub.com provides information about their basic care.

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