Hedgehog Zoological Poster


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Hedgehog Zoological Poster - Erinaceus europaeus

The Science:

The European (or Common) Hedgehog is native to western Europe. Known for the prickly spines growing out of its back, it is an omnivore, eating mostly invertebrates. Because of its cute appearance and diet of a wide range of garden pests, it is well-liked in many European gardens. Unlike a Porcupine, a Hedgehog’s quills are not designed to fall out and get stuck in the flesh of an attacker. This is one of a wonderful series of Scientific German Educational Charts, created in the 1950s and 60s and still produced by the original printer, internationally recognized for producing educational science charts since 1929. These charts are issued today using the original film and same methods as the first printing. They are printed without inscription for both classroom study and decorative purposes, with special attention paid to botanical detail and scientific accuracy.

The Story:

Mounted on linen canvas stretched on wooden rods for display, each measures 44.5 inches tall by 32.25 inches wide (85 cm x 120 cm), and comes with a nylon cord strung through the top wooden rod for easy hanging. Each comes securely rolled and will be shipped to you in a sturdy mailing tube. These lovely botanical posters are large, colorful and impressive pieces of science decor. Add a touch of vintage classroom style to your home today!


SKU: HD-PO0037
Dimensions: 36"W x 46.5"H
Scientific Name: Erinaceus europaeus
Origin: Germany
Material: Linen backed canvas
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