Animal Size

Four-toed hedgehog size: How big do they get?

How big does a Four-toed hedgehog get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Four-toed hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris) reaches an average size of 15.9 cm (0′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 311 grams (0.69 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 8 grams (0.02 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Four-toed hedgehogs have 3 babies about 1 times per year. The Four-toed hedgehog (genus: Atelerix) is a member of the family Erinaceidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Four-toed hedgehog is  (0' 7

The four-toed hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris), is a species of hedgehog found throughout much of central and eastern Africa.Populations tend to be scattered between suitable savannah or cropland habitats, avoiding forested areas. The species common name is derived from the number of toes found on its hind feet. Due to its extensive range and stable wild population, the species is rated as least concern by the IUCN. There are no universally agreed subspecies of A. albiventris.

Animals of the same family as a Four-toed hedgehog

We found other animals of the Erinaceidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Four-toed hedgehog

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Four-toed hedgehog:

Animals with the same litter size as a Four-toed hedgehog

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Four-toed hedgehog:

Animals with the same weight as a Four-toed hedgehog

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Atelerix albiventris: