The North American porcupine

The North American porcupine, with its protective quills and distinctive silhouette, inhabits the forests of North America, showcasing the resilient and secretive nature of this nocturnal herbivore, which primarily feeds on vegetation.

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Keyfacts about the North American porcupine

80 cm

Average Size

10 kg

Average Weight

210 days

Gestation Period


Fiche d’identité

  • Nom : Porc-épic américain
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