What is a hedgehog closest related to?

  1. AndyK26 profile image67
    AndyK26posted 5 years ago

    What is a hedgehog closest related to?

    Looking at them to me they look like rats, with no tails and spikes but apparently they are not classed as rodents. If they not related to rats mice etc. What are hedgehogs related to?

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  2. Khal Blogo profile image59
    Khal Blogoposted 5 years ago

    I think they are closest to shrews, with which they share a common ancestor.

 
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