Click here for a SLIDESHOW of all the Herrick images. The image shows a porcupine, rather than a hedgehog - the porcupine definitely looks even more dangerously prickly!
M0183 (not in Perry). Source: Barlow’s Aesop 40. This fable is not in Perry’s catalog; it is based on Abstemius 72, and Perry omitted most of Abstemius’s fables. Compare the fable of the pregnant dog and her litter, #345.