Project Update
Are Hedgehogs Blind?

Homes 4 Hedgehogs
5th November 2018

Hedgehogs are born blind and deaf but over a period of two weeks their eyes become more defined and they open. Now they can see and hear, they start to explore on wobbly legs.

Hedgehogs rely on hearing and smell because they have very poor eyesight. And even their limited sight is best in the dark as an adaptation to their nocturnal lifestyle.

 

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