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Hedgehog Running Pace

My little hedgehog finds himself carefully quantified as I adore him each night. Pet hedgehogs run a lot. Some people install odometers on their wheels to track how long and how far they run each night. Informal surveys of on … Continue reading

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Hedgehog Heartbeats

My little hedgehog finds himself carefully quantified as I adore him each night. Heart rate is roughly proportional to animal size: small creatures have fast heart beats, and large animals have slow ones. An often-quoted relationship with no source I … Continue reading

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An introduction to domestic hedgehogs

You may have noticed that biology is not my strongest science, but even so, I can’t help but quantify my hedgehog’s experiences as he explores the world. Hedgehogs are classified as exotics; they are rare pets, even illegal in some … Continue reading

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