Hedgehog Teeth (Biting, Brushing, & Other Questions)

Have you ever thought about a hedgehog’s teeth? While you may be tempted to assume that a hedgehog’s teeth were spiky like their spines, that’s not the case. How many teeth does a hedgehog have, what shape are they, and how strong is their bite? Grab a bite to eat as Floofmania digs into everything …

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Hedgehog Tails (Do They Have Them? What Are They For?)

Hedgehogs are cute, little things that some people consider pests whereas others keep them as household pets. If you’ve ever seen one in action, they roll around, move quickly, and are easy to spook. When freaked, they’ll curl up into a little ball and act dead. They do this to protect sensitive areas on their …

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Groundhogs and Their Drinking Behavior (Questions & Answers)

Groundhog looking up from between boulders.

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could if a woodchuck could chuck wood! Wow, that well-known tongue twister is enough to make your mouth feel dry. Nothing that a tall glass of iced water can’t fix! Water is life and …

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Do Groundhogs Play Dead? (A Survival Technique)

The groundhog, or woodchuck, is a rodent related to squirrels. They scurry about forest floors and urban growing spaces. Groundhogs often rampage gardens and attract the enthusiastic attention of household pets, like dogs and cats. Facing a cat or a dog may be a frightening experience for a groundhog. It’s almost impossible for the critter …

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Do Raccoons Like Shiny Things? (and Why?)

Raccoons are nature’s little bandits. They skulk around at night and even have eye masks and a tendency to steal pet food and stuff out of your trash can. But do their thieving tendencies go further than just helping themselves to food that isn’t meant for them? Yes, raccoons actually are quite the hoarders. Raccoons, …

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Do Raccoons Like Catnip? (Yes and No!)

Catnip is a strange herb. It’s known for making cats absolutely crazy, whereas it’s an effective insect-repellant at the same time, and it can be used as a calming ingredient in herbal teas. And since about two-thirds of all cats are absolutely taken by the herb, it’s interesting to ask if other animals have a …

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