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European hedgehog,Ouriço Cacheiro

Erinaceus europaeus


Brownish animal with the caracteristic spines,with white tips.


We found it in the out side of our back yard wall,that is a big vegetable garden of my farmer neighbor,a perfect place to live,in the point of vue of a hedgehog :-)


I make only two pictures,because i dont want to disturb him more.It's the first time i see one so close the house.

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Hema 2 years ago

superb spotting!! Isn't it so deliteful to find it in the backyard?

Thanks for the nomination Ashley
Thanks Mark,it was a good day,these guys only show up on places with good biodiversitywhat confirm my idea that the weet valley existent in my backs is ok

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Great find Antonio.

AshleyT 2 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Thanks Ava :-)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago


Real, Dume e Semelhe, Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.56, Long: -8.45

Spotted on Aug 4, 2017
Submitted on Dec 16, 2017

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