Greater hedgehog tenrec

Greater hedgehog tenrec

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Setifer setosus
WEIGHT
175-300 g
LENGTH
160-225 mm

The greater hedgehog tenrec, also known as the large Madagascar hedgehog or sokina, is a species of mammal in the family Tenrecidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, rural gardens, urban areas and zoos.

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No

Nocturnal

Om

Omnivore

To

Torpor

Zo

Zoochory

Is

Island endemic

Te

Terrestrial

Vi

Viviparous

Po

Polygynandry

Po

Polygamy

So

Solitary

Hi

Hibernating

No

Not a migrant

G

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Continents
Countries
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Greater hedgehog tenrec habitat map

Climate zones

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
51 to 69 minutes
BABY CARRYING
1 to 5
INDEPENDENT AGE
17 days

References

1. Greater hedgehog tenrec Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_hedgehog_tenrec
2. Greater hedgehog tenrec on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/40594/97203842

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