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Old 06-20-2011, 03:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Need help!!: Mother hedgehog from died and left 5 orphans

I wonder if it's possible for hedgehog's to suffer from Pica? Pica is a disorder where you crave and eat non-nutrivie items..ie ice, dirt, metal, paper, or, in this case, the wood bedding. It happens particuallarly often in pregnant women and I know some animals, like dogs, can get it too. Cause can sometimes be linked to specific nutrient deficiencies, but sometimes is linked to a mental disorder.
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