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This story was originally published in July and has been updated with new information. Hedgehogs in captivity also can go into periods of hibernation, which is very dangerous for your pet. When your hedgehog is not scared of you and gives you a little gift, you can rest assured you have made a friend! Hedgehogs will typically roll into a ball when making a descent from various heights. In the home environment, your hedgehog will appreciate a digging area, such as a box filled with a diggable material like strips of newspaper or fleece. Self-Anointing One of the most curious and unique of all hedgehog behaviors is the practice of self-anointing. Fifteen species of hedgehog can be found all over the world. This can very well be considered a last stance, as a hedgehog might try fleeing first before balling up.