THE SEA URCHIN IS ACTUALLY NAMED AFTER THE HEDGEHOG.   Before the more adorable name came into use, the spiky mammals were called "urchins" and thus inspired the name of the similarly spiky sea creatures.  Hannah Keyser -- Mental Floss

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THE SEA URCHIN IS ACTUALLY NAMED AFTER THE HEDGEHOG. Before the more adorable name came into use, the spiky mammals were called "urchins" and thus inspired the name of the similarly spiky sea creatures. Hannah Keyser -- Mental Floss

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Hedgehog campaign helping prickly friends to prosper

A SOMERFORD Keynes animal rescue centre is backing a national campaign which aims to try and stop hedgehogs becoming extinct.

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