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Greater Hedgehog Tenrec

The Greater Hedgehog Tenrec, (Setifer setosus), also known as the Large Madagascar Hedgehog, is a species of tenrec in the Tenrecidae family. It is the only species in the genus Setifer. Despite its resemblance to the hedgehog, it is of no relation.

The Greater Hedgehog Tenrec is native to Madagascar. It has a wide range of habitats including, but not limited to, subtropical and tropical dry forest, subtropical and tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical and tropical moist mountains, dry savanna, moist savanna, shrubland, and grassland. It is also often found in rural gardens and urban settings.



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