The hurcheon is a wee mammal o the faimily Erinaceidae. There's 16 speshies o hurcheon. They bide athort pairts o Europe, Asie, Africae, an New Zealand. There's nae hurcheons that's native tae Australie, an there isna ony leevin speshies native tae North Americae; the anes that bides in New Zealand wis inbrocht. Hurcheons haena chynged ower muckle ower the bygane 15 million year. Like mony o the first mammals they hae adaptit tae be nocturnal an eat wee beasties.