Little Thistle – African Pygmy Hedgehog

Thistle is a young male African Pygmy Hedgehog he is naturally shy & inquisitive but very tolerant of handling. Although hedgehogs spines will soften while the animal is relaxed impromptu handling takes some practice & as such he is not suited to being handled by small children.

African Pygmy Hedgehogs are a hybrid species created for the pet trade taking the best attributes of related species to create a docile & smaller version.