Darcy is the epitome of cuteness… and we all know Japan loves kawaii.
Her genius photographer owner, Shota Tsukamoto, has made her world famous.
You can buy a book compilation of her photos and check out her instagram.
Pigmy hedgehogs are the third most popular small animal at the moment (according to Kojima Pet’s sales).
They’re called harinezumi/ハリネズミ in Japanese, which means “needle mouse”.
P.S I’ve started a side project about my own harinezumi on this blog.