Brandt's hedgehog

Brandt's hedgehog

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Paraechinus hypomelas

Brandt's hedgehog is a species of desert hedgehog native to parts of the Middle East and Central Asia. Its common name derives from its having first been described by Johann Friedrich von Brandt, a director of the Zoological Department at the St Petersburg Academy of Sciences.

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References

1. Brandt's hedgehog Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandt's_hedgehog
2. Brandt's hedgehog on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/40610/115174910

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