Atelerix frontalis (A. Smith, 1831) — Overview

Southern African Hedgehog learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This southern African species ranges from southwestern Angola in the west, through northwestern and central Namibia, eastern Botswana, much of South Africa (throughout Gauteng and North West Province, western Limpopo Province and Mpumalanga, and throughout Free State; in the Northern Cape they occur in the northeast and southwards towards the Grahamstown district in Eastern Cape), western Zimbabwe, and perhaps occurring marginally in Lesotho (Skinner and Chimimba 2005).


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