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  • n. Plural form of hedgehog.


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  • The single greatest predictor was which of two cognitive styles that the pundits possessed, what he termed hedgehogs and foxes.

    Dr. Jim Taylor: Please Fire the Pundits!

  • Adopting Isaiah Berlin's familiar taxonomy, Brand explains that Old Greens are intellectual "hedgehogs" - they start with a grand theory and then shore it up with mounds of factoids dredged up to reinforce what they already believe.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • Barnard quickly realized that the mines on the hedgehogs were the source of the explosions around him.

    Juno, Where Citizen Soldiers From Canada Made History

  • I have never seen (and if someone has this material, please link so I can read it) firm enough evidence that the hedgehogs are the principal actors in the failure of breeding bird populations on the Isles to believe that the cull is/was justified.

    The Guardian World News

  • Based on Professor Tetlock "s decades of non-partisan and apolitical testing and analysis, he found that" foxes, "in fact, have better political judgment than" hedgehogs "-- a crucial distinction as having such judgment has never been more important for a president.

    Barack Obama Is A "Fox," Not a "Hedgehog," and Thus More Likely To Get It Right

  • You should encourage beneficial predators such as hedgehogs and frogs.


  • That year the nation's favourite dish was home-made fish and chips and popular snacks included cheese and pineapple 'hedgehogs', sausage rolls, pork pies, scotch eggs and canned peaches with Carnation Milk, according to research for the supermarket.

    Home | Mail Online

  • It is understood that the common ancestor of present-day lemurs arrived on Madagascar between 60 million and 50 million years ago; tenrecs (such as hedgehogs) appeared 42-25 million years ago, and rodents between 24 million and 20 million years ago.

    BBC - Ouch

  • For example, all yards in Bo02 and Bo03 have to include a biotope (a habitat associated with a particular ecological community), as well as three types of box to house animals such as hedgehogs, bumble bees, wild bees or specific types of birds.

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  • When people think of hibernation they picture bears in caves, wearing stocking caps and slippers, or moles or badgers or hedgehogs or porcupines, asleep huddled together for warmth.

    So Much Pretty


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