Hedgehogs are essentially lonely, with males (boars) and females (sows) mating and not raising children (hoglets). Hedgehogs are not territories, but they visit the same gardens and specific areas almost at the same time every night and seem to follow their normal routine.
Do hedgehogs live in pairs?
Do hedgehogs live alone? In the wild, hedgehogs are lonely creatures. They hunt alone and do not form lifelong bonds with other hedgehogs. When the male and female mate, the male (wild boar) leaves the female (sow) and raises a young hoglet alone. 2021
How many hedgehogs live together?
Contain two hedgehogs together. We recommend that you always keep your pet hedgehog alone, but you may also accept a companion (usually a female that is kept with you). 2021
Do hedgehogs go around in groups?
No, hedgehogs do not live in groups. They are lonely creatures who prefer to be alone. They nest alone and hibernate. Mothers live with Hoglet in groups until they are ready to leave the house in about 6-8 weeks.
Do hedgehogs share a house?
Hedgehogs are generally not considered social animals and are rarely considered to share nests at the same time.