When you hear ‘hedgehog’, descriptive words like cute don’t generally come to mind because hedgehog are not overly soft and fluffy. They have thorny spiky spines they use as a defense mechanism. There is one hedgehog though that has made quite the name for herself. Darcy the Hedgehog claims to be the cutest hedgehog in the world.
Shota Tsukamoto an Instagrammer from Tokyo takes care of Darcy. Her name was inspired from D’arcy Wretsky, of the “The Smashing Pumpkins”. The album features “a spike, edgy girl.” Hedgehogs are unique animals but Darcy is even more distinct. She finds extreme comfort in Shota’s palm. She always wants to snuggle into his palm and nap. When posing for pictues, she is lovable and so sweet with her innocent look. She looks huggable from every aspect, despite her prickly fur.
Shota takes beautiful pictures of Darcy that attract lots of attention and each photo tells a different story. When Shota posted photos of Darcy on Instagram, he never imagined she would become one of the most trending pet accounts. Aside from Darcy’s natural cuteness, there is a unique and creative quality in Shota’s photos. He makes sure to capture every special moment of Darcy. He finds that the most unexpected action become the best poses capture. Shota never puts a caption on his photos of Darcy because he wants people to make their own imaginary stories about each photo. Follow Darcy on her Instagram “@darcytheflyinghedgehog” to have a strange dreamlike experience.
Check out pictures of Darcy below!