Erinaceus europaeus

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Related to Erinaceus europaeus: Eptesicus fuscus, Ochotona princeps, Physeter catodon
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Synonyms for Erinaceus europaeus

small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines

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But, at the moment, the reason for the dramatic decline of Erinaceus europaeus is about as clear as mud.
Thus Emperor penguins Aptenodytes forsteri, hedgehogs Erinaceus europaeus and tigers Panthera tigris are all 'wild' under this definition, but it would be foolish to claim that tigers and hedgehogs have the same relationship with people.
To the Editor: The European hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus, is known to host a variety of tickborne pathogens, including the virus that causes tickborne encephalitis (1) and at least 3 species of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato group: B.
These animals originally arrived from Europe, Asia, and Africa, and although several species exist, 2 in particular are commonly seen as pets (3): the European hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus, and the smaller African pygmy hedgehog, Atelerix albiventris (3).