The cutest animals of the Mediterranean
These cutie pies will make you smile, sigh and say, 'awww.'
And when that's not enough, spines are the main line of hedgehog defense; the animals erect them so they criss-cross and point in different directions. It takes a lot to make those beautiful spines jut out at you: spines make up 35% of this animal's weight!
But these animals aren't all pointy; hedgehogs have soft, white fur on their faces and bellies, which they typically keep neat and clean.