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Meet the Herd



Here they are, the pride and joy of Lake Shore Hedgehogs (and the only reason for it's existence), the herd. I have 6 more to add, all with a new name theme, but I will not have time to add them (and the other members of the menagerie) until this quarter is over. Pictures will be forthcoming after I get them developed, scanned, and cropped.



Name: Venus
sex: female color: dark standard
DOB: 4/21/2001
favorite dessert: Apple Pie
hero: Houdini
Origin of her name: Venus is the Roman equivalent to Greece's Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty that was born out of the sea.

Name: Antigone
Sex: female Color: Albino
DOB: 1/04/2001
best vacation memory: Meeting the Pope at the Vatican on Easter Sunday
sport: raquetball
Origin of name: From Greek myth, Antigone was the daughter of King Oedipus. She disobeys her uncle and the current ruler, King Creon, and buries her dishonered brother. She is executed because of it.

Name: Rhea
sex: female color: black-eyed Cinnacot
DOB: 5/08/2001
favorite movie: Gone With the Wind
sport: raquetball
origin of name: In Greek mythology, Rhea and Kronos were the leaders of the Titans, and the parents of most of the main gods and goddeses (Like Zeus, Posiedon, and Hades).

Name: Athena
sex: female color: chocolate
DOB: 4/14/2001
favorite quote: "It's People!!!" (from Soylent Green)
favorite TV show: "The Man Show"
Origin of Name: Also known as Pallas Athena in Greek mythology, she was the goddess of wisdom and she created the olive tree. She was also associated with war.

Name: Delilah
sex: female color: standard
DOB: 4/22/2001
favorite styling product: Aussie's 3 Minute Miracle
favorite music group: N'Sync
Origin of Name: In the Bible, Delilah, after learning that Samson's great strenght came from his hair, she cut it all off, rendering him harmless. She got her just desserts when his hair grew back.

Name: Thor
sex: male color: albino
DOB: 7/15/2001
favorite season: winter
Worst Date: A nighttime walk with a succibus.
Origin of Name: Thor was the infamous Norse thunder God, the son of Odin. He would kill giants by smashing their heads with his great hammer, Mjollnir.

Name: Luna
sex: female color: standard
DOB:8-24-01
Origin of Name: There isn't any real historical signifigance to Luna's name. It's another name for the moon...which I suppose has some signifigance. It also happens to be the name of one of the cats on Sailor Moon :).

Name: Hades
sex: male color:standard
DOB: 8-21-01
Favorite Season: Summer...in the Sahara.
Origin of Name: Hades was thge Greek God of the underworld who had a thing for Persephone, the daughter of Demeter. Due to his job he wasn't the most...hmmmm...how shall I put it...lively god from Olympus.