Somali hedgehog (Atelerix sclateri) is a species of mammal in the Erinaceidae family. It is endemic to Somalia. It is a savanna species that is believed to live mostly in grasslands and other open habitats.
These female hedgehogs are solitary and might injure or worst, might kill their young when disturbed. It is highly essential to get rid of any cagemate and leave her and her young litter undisturbed for at least about 5 to 10 days after giving birth.