There is a second species (Erinaceus deserti) which is common to all North Africa.
A mole, probably Talpa Europaea; Sorex Indicus; Erinaceus collaris (Indian), and Er.
Oysters do not flourish in water containing less than 3% salt; and hence they are absent from the Baltic. The chief enemies of oysters are the dog-whelk, Purpura lapillus, and the whelk-tingle, Murex erinaceus, which bore through the shells.
Mahogany and rosewood (Pterocarpus erinaceus) trees are found, though not in large numbers, and the rubber-vine and oil-palm are also comparatively scarce.