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This Hedgehog Is So Fat He Can’t Even Roll Up Into A Ball Any More

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Seriously, you need to see this huge hog.

Meet Jabba, the fattest hedgehog you will probably ever see.

Meet Jabba, the fattest hedgehog you will probably ever see.

Jabba, also known as The Big One, was found by a kindly lady who took him in as a baby and fed him.

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He weighs almost 4Ibs (about 1.8kg) — three times the size of an average hedgehog — after growing up on a diet of dog paté and dried mealworms.

He weighs almost 4Ibs (about 1.8kg) — three times the size of an average hedgehog — after growing up on a diet of dog paté and dried mealworms.

He may have been a little ~too~ pampered.

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Due to his large size, Jabba can’t curl up and has trouble walking.

Due to his large size, Jabba can't curl up and has trouble walking.

His carer has now handed him over to the Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue in England to prepare him for a return to the wild.

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At the wildlife sanctuary, Jabba has been put on a strict diet to get him slimmed down before he can be released.

At the wildlife sanctuary, Jabba has been put on a strict diet to get him slimmed down before he can be released.

Animal carer Emma Hickey told BuzzFeed News Jabba “can walk but it's more of a wobble. He doesn't like to walk and he can't roll up properly.”

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