European Hedgehog and Indian Crested Porcupine

Good Morning!

Today's images are both of spikey mammals
The first- a European hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus, was taken at about 5:30 in the morning in a private garden in North Yorkshire.



 Picture 2 is a sleeping/sleepy Indian Crested Porcupine, Hystrix indica. Together, they make a beautiful example of convergent evolution and a rather endearing start to the day. So, Happy Friday. Next post will be on Monday morning.



Comments

  1. Awh!!!! Cute little pin cushions!

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  2. Hi Victoria. Nice post. My friend has an African pygmy hedgehog as a pet. They are soooo cute.

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  3. Thank you for your comments, Carmen and Arctic Foxx. Yes- pygmy hedgehogs are rather popular, Arctic Foxx- I have never seen one in the flesh, but the pictures are adorable.

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  4. That porcupine is just such a darling. Sooooo cute. ❤❤

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