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How many kinds of hedgehogs are there?

1. There are about 14 species of hedgehogs. There are 4 main groups: 
1)European Hedgehog
2) African white-bellied Hedgehog;

3) Desert Hedgehog;
4) Long-eared Hedgehog.
Telling the species apart is not easy. Scientist classify them as:
Class: Mammalian
Order: Insectivore

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