How Much Does a Hedgehog Cost?

A hedgehog is a type of mammal known for the spines that cover its body as a form of a self defense mechanism. Hedgehogs can be domesticated pets but can also have other uses such as controlling pests and being used for medicinal uses.

Hedgehog by Peyman Zehtab Fard, on Flickr
Hedgehog” (CC BY 2.0) by  Peyman Zehtab Fard

How much do hedgehogs cost?

Hedgehog ColorAverage Price
African Pygmy$70 to $200
Albino (white with reddish eyes)$150 to $325 (based on lineage and gender)
Algerian$175 to $275
Apricot$175 to $250
Black (very rare)$300 to $400
Champagne (blondish color)$175 to $250
Cinnamon (slightly lighter than salt and pepper)$100 to $200
Pinto (black and white)$150 to $250
Salt and Pepper (very common)$100 to $200
White (very rare)$300 to $400

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