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Eco-photos of the week: Oct. 11-17

The hedgehog 'Streek,' only 3 weeks old, lounges in an egg cup.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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The latest pet fad

The hedgehog 'Streek,' only 3 weeks old, lounges in an egg cup. The African pygmy hedgehog is the latest must-have mini-pet. Hailing from Egypt originally, the animal lives on cat food and chicken. They enjoy being handled because they have been bred in captivity.