galumph |gəˈləmf|verb [ intrans. ] informalmove in a clumsy, ponderous, or noisy manner : she galumphed along beside him | [as adj. ] ( galumphing)a galumphing tortoise.ORIGIN 1871 (in the sense [prance in triumph] ): coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking Glass; perhaps a blend of gallop and triumph .
If there ever was an animal that galumphed, it's the hedgehog. For small creatures they make a lot of noise as they wobble around on their short legs.