The hedgehog has had a close connection with people since the dawn of civilization, remaining an animal of fascination, endearment, and cultural significance. It has featured as an icon throughout time, from the Romans who regarded the hedgehog as a weather prophet, to modern gardeners who depend on the creature to keep their gardens free of pests. The Ancient Egyptians are the exception in their very special, if poorly understood, relationship with the hedgehogthe animal has remained one that is incorporated into myth and ...

Hedgehog 2014, Reaktion Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781780232751

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