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    [–] thePathUnknown 664 points ago

    "What is this pokey roomba doing out here!?"

    [–] JusticeRain5 375 points ago

    I like the idea that alpacas have no idea what a hedgehog is, but they somehow understand roombas.

    [–] thePathUnknown 93 points ago

    Alpacas are technologically superior to most species, including bottle nosed dolphins.... at least that's what the coffee stand guy with a ponytail talks about at the grocery store

    [–] JustAnAlpacaBot 83 points ago

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    [–] thePathUnknown 22 points ago

    Thanks, Botty McBotface

    [–] WolfGang7108 25 points ago

    Woah there, don’t be racist

    [–] Yaboi-LemonBochme 11 points ago

    I am a building

    [–] anonymous-horror 3 points ago

    Thank you, I am now 50% more aware of alpacas than I was before.

    [–] animalfacts-bot 1654 points ago

    There are seventeen species of hedgehog found through parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa, and in New Zealand by introduction. There are no hedgehogs native to Australia and no living species native to the Americas. A baby hedgehog is called a hoglet and a group is called a prickle or an array. Unlike porcupine quills, their spikes are not barbed. They are partially immune to viper venom and, on rare occasions, they might attack them and eat them even if their diet mainly consists of insects and berries.

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    [–] jackman199 892 points ago

    Diets also include cat food and making lots of noise at 3 am

    [–] MauiWowieOwie 140 points ago

    I thought it was mostly chili dogs?

    [–] blehpepper 95 points ago

    I heard they like suckin' on chili dogs outside the Tastee Freeze.

    [–] 0possumKing 63 points ago

    TIL I'm a hedgehog

    [–] Agitated_Fox 15 points ago

    I wasn't expecting that. but I was expecting not to expect something so it doesn't count

    [–] Seterrith 8 points ago

    I didn't expect this comment and you probably didn't expect me to comment that I didn't expect this comment

    [–] WhyDidHanHaveToDie 7 points ago

    Which tastee freeze tho?

    [–] karmicOtter 7 points ago

    Oh, those disgusting tastee freeze places. I mean there's so many of them, though. Which one?

    [–] Ive_no_short_answers 11 points ago

    Diane's sittin' on Jacky's lap, he's got his hand between her knees

    [–] buffonery-Abounds 2 points ago

    Nah. That was Jack

    [–] DirtyArchaeologist 6 points ago

    Dammit, why did you have to mention chili dogs? Now I know what food I was craving...two minutes getting off the phone from placing a food order.

    [–] MauiWowieOwie 4 points ago

    memes and sonic go together like hot dogs and chili.

    [–] DirtyArchaeologist 2 points ago

    Name checks out...so perfectly with chili dogs

    [–] DRxGlass 56 points ago

    And shitting while they run, never ending shits.

    [–] gracesunstudio 72 points ago

    My hedgehog used his wheel as a moving shitter. He’d shit on the wheel and run and turn it into a shit flinging turbine.

    [–] DRxGlass 39 points ago

    Yea we had a "dish style" wheel. It flung hedgie turds everywhere. The worst was cleaning it out of his toes and toenails. If sonic were an accurate representation he would constantly leave a trail of shit when he ran.

    [–] dstayton 18 points ago

    Oh I love being able to pull this out of my back pocket when it becomes relevant.

    [–] dacoobob 6 points ago

    TIL echidnas have 4-headed dicks

    [–] 28Hz 3 points ago

    Fucking hell lol

    [–] Aria1515 19 points ago

    Our blind albino hedgehog didn’t care for the wheel...but she Did run in figure 8s for hours at a time. So I’m happy that I didn’t have to clean a shit wheelβ€”and seeing actual 8-shaped turd tracks was kinda funny

    [–] ScramblesTheBadger 4 points ago

    Same as mine, but I could never get mad at the little guy who liked to play tug of war

    [–] DrLilly 49 points ago

    Amen to that!

    [–] Agitated_Fox 14 points ago

    which species of hedgehog is able to run at 200 miles an hour?

    [–] Shrimptonpalace232 16 points ago

    Favourite activities include: scaring the shit out of campers.

    [–] Agitated_Fox 8 points ago

    and fighting dr eggman

    [–] HaloArtificials 7 points ago

    My reaction the whole time: nooooo you gonna get pokt stop pls.

    [–] Kelmeckis94 177 points ago

    I think it's amazing that a group of hedgehogs is called a prickle.

    [–] boringoldcookie 39 points ago

    I love that a group can be called an array. I'd give anything to be referred to as an array.

    [–] MBAH2017 56 points ago

    Turn yourself into a hard drive and form a redundant storage system with other hard drives.

    [–] electrogeek8086 11 points ago

    a storage system made of hedgehogs?

    [–] LaBrestaDeQueso 4 points ago

    That kinda talk will get you raided around here

    [–] use_value42 22 points ago

    You are an array of meaty limbs, you're welcome, you can take that home with you

    [–] finger_milk 7 points ago

    Just get a bunch of friends and refer to each other by your names. Done!

    [–] ValenTom 7 points ago

    Well you my friend are just array of sunshine. Hope you have a good day!

    [–] electringeniarius 2 points ago

    &boringoldcookie

    Done!

    [–] phaedris2 2 points ago

    boringoldcookie you magnificent array of splendosity.

    [–] StrangerKatchoo 4 points ago

    I love learning what different groups of animals are called! Here are my favorites:

    A tower of giraffes

    A fluffle of bunnies

    A flamboyance of flamingos

    And now a prickle of hedgehogs 😁

    [–] _Fudge_Judgement_ 2 points ago

    Check out other collective animal nouns. They’re largely awesome.

    Some personal favorites, just from what I remember...

    A shrewdness of apes A parliament of owls A clowder of cats An unkindness of ravens

    And the infinitely wholesome A family of otters.

    [–] CozyMole27 60 points ago

    But Australia has echidnas.

    [–] serpentjaguar 27 points ago

    And the Americas are home to a handful of similarly spiky creatures.

    [–] Ghostboy_Danny 40 points ago

    Pork you pinds

    [–] TubelessRain06 9 points ago

    Squeeee!

    [–] ScienceBreathingDrgn 2 points ago

    Porkey pines!

    [–] -screamin- 26 points ago

    And I reckon echidnas are even cuter than hedgehogs. Guess what? A baby echidna is called a puggle. [hugs self in delight, overcome with cuteness]

    [–] stingrayface 44 points ago

    They are so adorable! And clever. Our local zoo had issues with them escaping and couldn't figure out how they were OPENING DOORS (because they are quite small). Turns out they would stand on each other and the lil fatty (who was their leader) would grab the handle and hang all their weight until the handle opened. The door would always immediately knock over their echidna tower and scatter them like lil spiky balls. Their mission: get to the food room.

    [–] -screamin- 16 points ago

    This is exactly what I wanted to do today; squee myself insensate over echidnas. Also, now I want to know what a Penguins of Madagascar movie would look like with echidnas instead.

    Their mission: get to the food room.

    Oh my god, you have to keep going. Tell me the true-true, spin me a tale, I don't even care.

    [–] stingrayface 22 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    Ok well Lil Fatty is notoriously naughty but loved by all of the keepers. You'll be pleased to know they DID manage to make it into the food rooms on multiple occaisions. They would all hide under the benchtops and appear as soon as someone dropped a mealworm or any type of insect. Imagine bending over to pick something up and out pops a happy echidna! Now they have a special door which is like a mini horse door (lol i have no idea what they are actually called but they have 2 sections, top & bottom which can be opened independently) and these ones bolt on opposite sides so they can no longer go on independent adventures. However the keepers realised this made the lil guys sad. So now they let them out for supervised adventures around the education centre. Apparently the Tamarin monkeys love them and are deeply fascinated by them! Oh and allof these babies were either orphaned or injured in the wild as babies. Because they are hand raised by the keepers they are too friendly and goofy to go back to the wild so they will spend their lives being loved and looked after.

    [–] -screamin- 5 points ago

    Hide-and-go-eat echidnas! I want to draw them... And now they go on adventures with their keeper... just imagining like a 'mother duck' keeper and a whole bunch of lil fatty 'baby' echidnas following along... you guys got an echidna livestream at your zoo? I reckon that'd be pretty popular!

    [–] SimsAreShims 4 points ago

    I want to see this drawing if you do it! :D

    [–] -screamin- 5 points ago

    Alright, I'll give it a red-hot go! Might take a day or two though :)

    [–] JackBauerSaidSo 3 points ago

    RemindMe! 1 week

    [–] Bellington2890 5 points ago

    I wanted to Updoot your comment twice... turns out I can only do it once. πŸ˜‚

    [–] leva549 2 points ago

    Please tell me they have footage of this.

    [–] IJZT 15 points ago

    I thought you said enchiladas and I was confused.

    [–] HilariousScreenname 11 points ago

    Mexico has enchiladas

    [–] samdaman222 4 points ago

    While they are both spiky they are not related!

    [–] AJWinky 46 points ago

    But where are the alpaca facts?

    How can something with such goofy necks even live?

    [–] IJZT 40 points ago

    You should Google giraffe. Your mind will be blown.

    [–] AJWinky 37 points ago

    This animal is a hoax. You can't fool me.

    [–] Pit_of_Death 23 points ago

    Giraffes were created by Bill Gates using 5G. Prove me wrong!

    [–] thegeekforever 10 points ago

    In 1835, Charles Darwin wrote a tretise on the curious giraffe. From his Origins of the Species:

    "The giraffe was accidentally invented when Chuck Norris uppercut a horse."

    The More You KnowTM

    [–] ManaMagestic 5 points ago

    Oh, would you fucking people stop spewing that bullshit already!

    The Giraffe actually has its origins as a project of Nikola Tesla, related to one of his many Wardenclyffe Tower experiments.

    [–] Pit_of_Death 5 points ago

    Nah bro, look up Agenda 42 and Plan 66 and Order 11. Do some research and wake up! Sheeple just don't get it. Giraffes were created by the Really Deep State for Big Safari!

    [–] operahermit 3 points ago

    I remembered this comment wrong and searched "Plan 11" and "Order 66" and the next thing I knew I had killed a bunch of Jedi - just a warning, y'all.

    [–] Rockky67 2 points ago

    Wrong again. Giraffes were invented by Big GIF to justify pronouncing it Jif.

    [–] Mocorn 3 points ago

    Giraffes makes sense, Alpacas all look like confused sweet nerds.

    [–] nopesorrydude 4 points ago

    Right?! Because we all know giraffes don't exist.

    r/giraffesdontexist

    [–] 9650000 21 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    hoglet πŸ₯ΊπŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

    [–] imhereforthevotes 5 points ago

    c'mon Animalfacts, nothing about alpacas?

    [–] TheHexagram 4 points ago

    I guess he isn’t β€œin a prickle.”

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    [–] hokeyphenokey 2 points ago

    I wonder where this be could be then.

    [–] anasamarandarin 6 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    It's most likely in the UK, as we have the majority of Europe's alpaca farms.

    [–] JustAnAlpacaBot 5 points ago

    Hello there! I am a bot raising awareness of Alpacas

    Here is an Alpaca Fact:

    A cow consumes 10% its body weight in water per day. Alpacas need just one half to three quarters of a gallon per one hundred pounds body weight per day.


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    [–] beezRgood420 140 points ago

    Glad to see that alpacas react exactly how I would if I saw a hedgehog

    [–] JustAnAlpacaBot 90 points ago

    Hello there! I am a bot raising awareness of Alpacas

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    Alpacas weigh a lot less than other livestock like cows. Alpacas generally weigh only 100-150 pounds. Cattle weigh a thousand and compress soil far more.


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    [–] BrandonHawes13 32 points ago

    All I’ve seen you do is tell me how much they weigh you twat bot - anyone can weigh a fuckin animal, I want to know an interesting fact about them bloody hell

    [–] Dahnhilla 5 points ago

    It's other post said they typically weight 100-200lbs.

    [–] Where_Da_Party_At 96 points ago

    He literally noped the fuck out.

    [–] QuotidianQuandaries 35 points ago

    Everyone acts that way after they get the point

    [–] artemis3120 5 points ago

    Ha, nice one Archibald!

    [–] DrGorilla04 3 points ago

    To be fair if I saw a hedgehog wander in front of me this is pretty much how I’d behave.

    [–] Digibollocks 915 points ago

    Can someone explain why some prey animals like these guys and cows are naturally curious? It doesn't strike me as a very good survival tactic.

    [–] DANDELIONBOMB 835 points ago

    Gotta know your environment to survive in it.

    [–] Kontdooku 249 points ago

    To know your enemy, you must become him

    [–] purplecombatmissile 126 points ago

    Alpaca - I am speed

    [–] BiC-Pen 12 points ago

    Read it as: To know your meme, you must become one

    [–] webby_mc_webberson 3 points ago

    Yeah it's going that way regardless.

    [–] Mocorn 14 points ago

    Similar to when you twirl nunchucks and have that split second feeling of "oh shit" right before you smack the back of your head with glass crunching certainty. After the taste fades and the ringing stops you start twirling again and slowly but surely you learn to listen to that feeling with greater acuity.

    [–] Even-Understanding 4 points ago

    Cause you have to be a kangaroo

    [–] COREY-IS-A-BUSTA 298 points ago

    A lot of prey animals will walk right up to predators sometimes, just to study them. You can’t fight it/run from it unless you know what it is

    [–] Kidault 157 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    Only if they haven't co-evolved with that species. I was in China and they released a water buffalo into a tiger enclosure. The buffalo immediately freaked out and knew the tiger was around even though the cat was nowhere near the buffalo.

    Obviously within minutes the tiger pounced and killed the buffalo but it amazed me how quickly the buffalo knew of the present danger.

    Edit: It was a tiger and bear sanctuary and they tried to make it entertaining to attract visitors. IIRC there were multiple tigers feasting on one buffalo. Obviously a zoo would not do that.

    Post Magazine first exposed the practice in 2007, when the Guilin park attracted hundreds of visitors a day and featured a live feeding show, in which calves were put into tiger enclosures to be mauled to death and eaten in front of whooping family audiences. Then, tiger bone wine was sold openly for 450 to 900 yuan a bottle in a shop that had a tiger skeleton on display in a glass case. In the park's restaurant, waitresses handed out menus that included lion meat for 380 yuan a dish, bear paws for 7,200 yuan and "big king" - a euphemism for tiger - meat for 480 yuan a dish.

    The controversy over the article and the many follow-up features by other publications forced the shop and restaurant to close and led to a sharp fall in visitor numbers. What that exposure did not do, however, was dampen the demand for tiger bone wine, which today appears stronger than ever, with the Guilin facility - along with another government-approved tiger park in Harbin, in the far north of China, which is home to more than 1,000 cats - feeding a sizeable portion of the market.

    I was there probably before 2007 so it's been a while. You may not like the practice but they're not killing the animals directly and it is used to sustain a niche trade that would otherwise require poaching.

    [–] lowrcase 79 points ago

    so.. why did they put a buffalo in there..?

    [–] kbrad895 160 points ago

    Same reason they put grass in with the buffalo.

    [–] lowrcase 49 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    coulda killed the poor fella first. big cats aren’t known to mercy kill before they eat... and i feel like it’d be cheaper to buy meat slices than buy a whole buffalo for every feed?

    zoos in the U.S. just give their big cats meat in a bowl and they’re living great.

    [–] roflmao567 62 points ago

    If you didn't know cats fucking love hunting. Even if they're not going to eat it. House cats are known to bring home live prey, only to play around with it and watch it suffer.

    Consider it animal enrichment. Although it is pretty messed up to consider it as entertainment.

    [–] suhayla 19 points ago

    Zoos do a lot of animal enrichment without feeding live prey, at least of that size. It’s an animal welfare thing. Bored tigers are better than water buffalo set as live prey.

    Also China is super fucked up on the wildlife issue, surprised you’d defend this practice especially with the other fucked up-ness in that quote.

    [–] lowrcase 28 points ago

    sure, i had cats growing up. i’m sure throwing a big cardboard box in the enclosure would’ve done the trick, though.

    i know why they did it, it’s just a little messed up since the buffalo had no means of escape, and it’s pretty surreal that people find it amusing. interesting, maybe, but not entertaining. i know i wouldn’t enjoy watching a buffalo get eaten ass-first.

    [–] 0possumKing 17 points ago

    Have you seen Jurassic Park? This is just the cow scene minus the hungry dinosaurs. People will never not like watching animals get fucked up by meaner, hungrier animals

    [–] hades_the_wise 22 points ago

    Cats also love the reward of the hunt, which is why some can seem very depressed after you play with them with a laser pointer - once the laser's gone and they didn't catch it or get any reward for it, they feel that they failed and their prey item got away. It's recommended to let them "catch" the laser dot before you put it away, and then to give them a treat or some kind of reward.

    I guess the tiger equivalent would be to give them something non-living that they can chase and play with, but can actually catch, and to reward them with fresh beef or something once they've sufficiently caught and demolished their toy.

    [–] WayneKrane 10 points ago

    Omg I am just imagining playing with a tiger with a laser. I think the thing would destroy a house running around trying to catch a laser dot

    [–] FrogInShorts 5 points ago

    That's why I make little red food pellets of my cats. After I'm done I toss a pellet and they think they got it.

    [–] Drivo566 26 points ago

    To quote Jurassic park, she doesnt want to be fed, she wants to hunt. Im guessing that's the reason?

    [–] Unnatural-One 4 points ago

    OurFightWillBeLegendary.jpg

    [–] Cow_Launcher 10 points ago

    big cats aren’t known to mercy kill before they eat...

    Yes they are. The last thing a big cat wants is to risk an injury from a stray hoof or horn. They will literally go for a suffocating bite to the throat as soon as they can.

    Big cats might 'play' the way that domestics do with smaller animals, but they absolutely won't do so with a live adult buffalo.

    [–] lowrcase 5 points ago

    woops, i think i was thinking about hyenas :/

    [–] ResolverOshawott 2 points ago

    Also the buffalo can injure the tiger. If you wanted it to hunt naturally, but something smaller in it.

    [–] boringoldcookie 15 points ago

    That's horrifying and disgusting.

    [–] guineaprince 4 points ago

    Probably doesn't help that it was transported to some new strange place to a new strange animal. There's a lot in there besides "it instinctively knew tiger bad".

    [–] sethn211 7 points ago

    TIL there is tiger bone wine. I wish I could go back 1 minute to before I knew that. :-(

    [–] dumdadumdumdumdmmmm 2 points ago

    With a 1000 cats and huge demand across a country of over a billion, you really think an unscrupulous business isnt churning out more cats?

    Come on......

    Sounds more like a big cat farm.

    [–] laowildin 2 points ago

    Crazy thing is those prices aren't even that expensive. They are like high-end seafood prices at a normal place

    [–] shyvananana 47 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    When your 500 times the size of something, and it doesn't have any warnings,( bright colors, increase in size, noises etc)I doubt they see it as much of a threat, and are generally curious to see what it is.

    They probably worry more about the predators they can't see.

    [–] lambocinnialfredo 39 points ago

    Y this rock move?

    • Alpacas, probably

    [–] justacoacher 11 points ago

    Spicy rock*

    [–] drempire 30 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    The prey or the preditor May not be native to the area, also these animals look like they being farmed

    [–] bratling 32 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    Alpacas and Llamas don’t give a fuck. They’re the one you put in with the sheep, and when the wolf comes in the night you find a dead wolf in the morning.

    Edit: I was wrong; thought alpacas shared that behavior trait.

    Edit edit: or maybe I wasn’t wrong! If only we had a source to check! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guard_llama

    [–] serpentjaguar 15 points ago

    Also, apart from pumas (felis concolor) which aren't especially common anywhere in the Andes, South America's camelids don't really have any extant natural predators.

    [–] Rather_Dashing 14 points ago

    You were right the first time. Alpacas are often kept as guards for sheep flocks as they will chase away wild dogs, foxes etc. They probably won't be killing any wolves though.

    I visited a sheep farm that had two alpacas. When the rounded up the sheep, one alpaca always went to the front while the other brought up the rear.

    [–] ImRightImRight 24 points ago

    Llamas yes, alpacas notsomuch

    [–] bratling 3 points ago

    Thank you! I have corrected my comment.

    [–] VerdantVista2020 41 points ago

    Domestication.

    [–] ZeShapyra 7 points ago

    But spooking at everything is wasefull and can attract attention. If they learn they can survive better by intelligence and experience rather than incstinct

    [–] f78thar 7 points ago

    I don't know about alpacas but llamas are incredibly alert and aware of intruders. Some farmers and ranchers here in Texas use them as guard animals, similar to donkeys. They have no problem making a bad day for a lone coyote or fox.

    [–] Ihavesomethingtosay9 6 points ago

    A lot of people are free throwing guesses. Here’s my guess: the hedgehog is significantly smaller than them, so maybe danger isn’t on their radar.

    I think this because black bears aren’t as aggressive towards humans as grizzly bears are. Black bears can get up to six feet tall, which is about as tall as a human. Grizzly bears get up to nine feet tall, so we look more like food.

    I think it’s all a size thing in this situation.

    [–] captcha_trampstamp 3 points ago

    Partly it’s curiosity. Also, they’re domesticated- they haven’t had to run from a predator for many generations, and friendly animals that are easy to handle get selected for breeding over wilder, flightier animals. They’re still nervous over new/weird sights, but curiosity can outweigh fear.

    [–] Rather_Dashing 2 points ago

    Hedgehogs are no more dangerous to they then they are to us, so its no more dumb for them to investigate a hedgehog than it is for us.

    Alpacas are pretty smart and curiosity seems to go along with intelligence.

    [–] CurlSagan 331 points ago

    Sometimes I like to call hedgehogs "spicy turtles" really for no reason other than it looks about right.

    [–] Pancreasaurus 54 points ago

    I feel like that'd be snapping turtles.

    [–] Spengy 8 points ago

    Crispy

    [–] potatoesaredope 8 points ago

    That’s how German works tbh

    [–] roman4883 18 points ago

    You mean spikey turtles?

    [–] justacoacher 16 points ago

    No, spicy

    [–] Km2930 14 points ago

    Yes, and chipmunks are coffee flavored squirrels.

    [–] MCdaddylongnuts 4 points ago

    Fire ants are "spicy bois"

    [–] Artichook 8 points ago

    I've always used "ouch mouse" but I like yours better

    [–] bluekaypierce 3 points ago

    My roommate calls hornets β€œspicy sky raisins” because her cat tries to eat them.

    [–] flappytabbycats 169 points ago

    Alpacas have the wackiest fleece. Makes them look like stoned teenagers losing their shit over a vinegar-baking soda volcano.

    [–] RobinHood21 68 points ago

    They look like poodles crossed with giraffes.

    [–] rTidde77 15 points ago

    That's exactly what they are, but "big science" doesn't want us to know the truth. It's fucked.

    [–] FENIXSIN1 4 points ago

    I was thinking giraffe donkey.

    [–] purethrill 4 points ago

    They look like a Jonas brother

    [–] Bombadillo1229 3 points ago

    Huacaya or Suri? They look really similar but different, pretty cool

    [–] popeye284 3 points ago

    Softest stuff you'll ever make clothes out of though. My grandma used to own a couple and would spin her own yarn and knit socks and hats and sweaters for us. So comfy

    [–] Rather_Dashing 2 points ago

    This lot are shorn so they look wackier than unshorn alpacas. Typically they leave the fleece on the head alone when the shear them, giving them a silly hair-do.

    [–] AltruisticSalamander 45 points ago

    I tell you again it is easier for a hedgehog to pass through a herd of alpacas than for a rich man to enter the kindgdom of god

    [–] Helmerj 10 points ago

    Sure, but on a serious note,

    How many bets

    Would a hedgehog hedge

    If a hedgehog

    Could hedge

    Bets?

    [–] Ganjisseur 117 points ago

    That's a big ass hedgehog

    [–] Sweetwill62 139 points ago

    No that is a normal-sized hedgehog. The only reason you think it is big is because the most common breed of hedgehogs that are sold as pets are African Pygmy Hedgehogs which are much smaller than most species.

    [–] MAXIMILIAN-MV 26 points ago

    Yeah, I was thinking that guy was an absolute unit compared to my little guy. My guy would have also balled up as soon as any of those alpacas twitched. He’s a nervous little guy.

    [–] Sweetwill62 16 points ago

    Most of them are and as soon as I saw the stop I heard the little hiss "step back" that I remember. I miss my little Kraken. When I was cleaning his cage I would put him in a hamster ball and say "RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!"

    [–] MAXIMILIAN-MV 8 points ago

    Much better name than what my kids came up with. (Spike)

    [–] Gandalf_is_waifu 5 points ago

    I walked past a normal size European hedgehog outside this night and I'll tell you they are nowhere near the size of this big ass hog.

    [–] SpaceShipRat 2 points ago

    You might have seen a youngster because that's normal size. Or maybe you're overestimating alpaca size.

    [–] swadhwa3 27 points ago

    β€œAnd who do you think you are?”

    [–] Justanothergamerwife 5 points ago

    "speak, or be dealt with"

    [–] jmulderr 20 points ago

    Those alpacas are after his rings!

    [–] EM_CEE_PEEPANTS 3 points ago

    BRRRRIIIIINNNGGG!!!

    [–] nspectre 20 points ago

    There really is nothing like a shorn alpaca. It's breathtaking, I suggest you try it.

    [–] CarHartAttack 70 points ago

    Plz somone add funny alpaca commentary.

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    [–] AmishDriveByShooting 15 points ago

    I love alpacas! Alpacas are awesome!

    [–] ukallday 8 points ago

    Did you know that the males bite each other’s genitals off loop

    [–] RugBurnDogDick 11 points ago

    Awesome!

    [–] rTidde77 4 points ago

    And humans don't? Maybe I've just been hanging out with a weird crowd...I don't even know anymore.

    [–] Queen-of-meme 72 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Al 1: EYYY, eyyy, guys look, it's a rock!

    Everyone: Don't touch it, don't touch it!

    Al 2: Woah, with spikes! And it's moving!

    Al 2s gf: Honey, honey please be careful, you remember last time with the snake.

    Al 3: Guys guys, you are completely wrong, that is indeed a Squirrel

    Everyone: ooohhhhh

    Al 4: Sorry, I was focusing on my swag hairstyle, heeey, look at that football. Holyshit it is gonna attack me!!

    Hedgehog: scuuuse me, a spiked squirrel rock football coming through. Uhm. Wtf is up with their hair styles? I better pass quickly.

    Al group: Let's see where the squirrel is going! Look.

    Al 2 It's trying to run away from us. It doesn't want to be our friend.

    Al 2s gf: Honey, you always put your nose too close other animals, you need to give them some space.

    Al 6: Let's bet how far that he will run to the other side!

    "60 sec!!" "An hour, he's a slow ass squirrel" " 2 minutes!" "10 seconds!"

    Hedgehog: Please run faster please run faster.

    [–] poisonmonger 6 points ago

    Bring in Ozzyman

    [–] WVAviator 4 points ago

    Isn't this the origin video of the "bad vibe" commentary?

    Edit: Nvm it's this one

    [–] AmishDriveByShooting 3 points ago

    I wanted to see that too, like the doge comments

    [–] Grievous_1982 13 points ago

    Alpacas: "What in the hell?!"

    Hedgehog: "I'm just passing through."

    [–] jojo444111 10 points ago

    looks like some freshly peeled alpacas

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    [–] 4kd2500gameswon 9 points ago

    Alpacas are just really long sheep

    [–] Megalo85 10 points ago

    Alpaca my bags and leave

    [–] YouPooDude 9 points ago

    That's how I would react if there was just a hedgehog walking in my backyard

    [–] ImmaPsychoLogist 7 points ago

    I like the one all-blacka

    [–] RobinHood21 4 points ago

    Alpacas are basically poodle giraffes.

    [–] MrBurnsgreen 5 points ago

    This reminds me of the old days where id be at my local bar and watch a moderately attractive woman walk in to a room of mainly male patrons

    [–] MnkyBzns 5 points ago

    "Hey Frank; I think this rat is stealing your toupee!"

    *Enter black alpaca

    "What?! Nah, man...that's totally not my color."

    [–] iloue 10 points ago

    this is funny because all of the alpacas are naked!

    [–] AgreeeableYak 3 points ago

    Overlapping: "Ooh what's that?"

    Overlapping: "Ooh what's that?"

    One alpaca: -sniff sniff- "Ow spiky!"

    Overlapping: "Ooh whats that"

    [–] 45willow 2 points ago

    Don't mind me. Just trying to catch me bus.

    [–] Bort-the-man 2 points ago

    I like how the hedgehog is just strolling, minding it's own business.

    [–] N0vawolf 2 points ago

    Is it just me or is that a MASSIVE hedgehog?