Porcupines are good climbers and spend much of their time in trees nationalgeographic.com/an…
The world's dirtiest man, Amos Haji, who hadn't bathed in over 60 years. He smoked animal feces, eats rotten porcupine, and sometimes smokes 5 regular cigs at a time. He becomes angry at the thought of a bath. Villagers said this was due to an emotional setback in his youth. huffingtonpost.in/entry/a…
Porcupines are the only North American mammal with antibiotics naturally on their skin en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
HMS Porcupine was blown in half by a German torpedo, the two halves were towed back to the UK and recommissioned as two ships; HMS Pork and HMS Pine en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS…
Baby porcupines are called porcupettes! birdsoutsidemywindow.org/…
Porcupines haul large bones back to their dens to eat because they need the nutrients for growing their quills en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gig…
A baby Porcupine is called a Porcupette wpxi.com/news/baby-porcup…
Today I learned about Broken Leg, a collared mountain lion who’s kills over 15 months were recorded as 24 badgers, 1 sheep, 1 dog, 2 porcupines, 8 beavers, 9 coyotes, 2 mule deer, 2 antelope, and 17 elk. themeateater.com/conserva…
After sap suckers drill those neat lines of holes in trees, and many other animals, such as hummingbirds, porcupines, and bats, will feed from them. allaboutbirds.org/guide/Y…
Old Crow is the only Yukon community that cannot be reached by motor vehicle, requiring visitors to fly in. The people of Old Crow are dependent on the Porcupine caribou herd for food and clothing en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old…
A mountain lion died five weeks after it consumed a porcupine. If the quills avoid large bones and vital organs, they can work their way straight through an animal with enough time and come out the other side several months after the encounter. The quills embed deeper and deeper through movement outdoorhub.com/mountain-l…
Fishers, a member of the weasel family, are one of the few predators that seek out and kill porcupines and have been documented routinely preying on lynxes, being the primary cause of lynx mortality in the wild. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fis…
Today I learned about Amou Haji, an Iranian man that has not bathed in over 60 years, eats rotten porcupine meat and smokes animal feces from a large pipe. huffpost.com/entry/amou-h…
Fishers, a fierce and furry animal resembling a European polecat, climb trees like a cat but are able, thanks to hind feet that can rotate almost 180 degrees, to climb down headfirst. That trick helps them kill porcupines by attacking the quilled animal's non-quilled head from above. phys.org/news/2018-02-app…
Today I learned about Koda the dog who located and kept a toddler warm and safe when just a day before the child went missing, the toddler's family tried to help remove porcupine quills from Koda's face. theglobeandmail.com/news/…
NÑÑts'ihch'oh National Park Reserve is named after the ShΓΊhtagot’ine language description of this mountain and it refers to its unique shape, which is sharp and pointed on the top like a porcupine quill. The mountain from which the park takes its name is credited with great powers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C…
A group of porcupines is called a prickle dw.com/en/what-do-you-cal…
The Koosh Ball, the non-bouncing rubber ball once described as a "cross between a porcupine and a bowl of Jell-O", was invented because some kids were not good at playing catch. Its invention is chronicled in the book, The Secret History of Balls. mentalfloss.com/article.p…
A common cause of death for porcupines is from falling off a tree en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
A baby porcupine is a porcupette today.com/pets/so-cute-it…
Hair and fur are the same thing, and porcupine quills and pangolin scales are modified hairs scientificamerican.com/ar…
The word porcupine comes from the middle or old French word porcespin, which means "thorn pig" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
A baby porcupine is called a porcupette. woodlandparkzblog.blogspo…
Hedgehogs are NOT Closely Related to Porcupines. They are in the Order Eulipotyphla Like Moles and Shrews. While Porcupines are Rodents. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eul…
In 1942, the HMS Porcupine was split in half by a German torpedo. The two sides were salvaged and renamed the HMS Pork and the HMS Pine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS…
Goose bumps appear in "many mammals besides humans; a prominent example [being] porcupines, which raise their quills when threatened, or sea otters when they encounter sharks or other predators." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goo…
Fishers kill porcupines by repeatedly biting them on the face in a process that takes 30 minutes to 1 hour. They then flip them over on to their backs and start eating from the belly to avoid the quills. news.nationalgeographic.c…
A baby porcupine is called a porcupette nationalzoo.si.edu/animal…
A porcupine cannot be raped slate.com/articles/health…
Porcupine Quills are dangerous to dogs because once they make contact with the skin, the quills can migrate further in and cause internal damage. dogtime.com/dog-health/do…
Baby porcupines are called porcupettes. animals.sandiegozoo.org/a…
The honey badger eats porcupines and poisonous snakes, raids beehives for honey, kidnaps baby cheetahs, and steals food from hungry lions. (pdf) superteacherworksheets.co…
Hedgehogs do not technically have quills and are NOT related to porcupines, rather Shrews. animals.pawnation.com/dif…
; Porcupines forage in trees but are bad climbers "in one study of porcupine skeletons in museums, 35 percent had healed fractures consistent with falling" nwf.org/news-and-magazine…
Wolverines are so gluttonous that they have been recorded dying after stuffing themselves full of porcupine without taking the time to remove the quills. slate.com/blogs/quora/201…
In florida, it is illegal to have sex with a Porcupine nbc-2.com/story/14076761/…
Porcupines are rodents but hedgehogs are not mentalfloss.com/article/2…
Kansas State used a real bobcat named Touchdown as its mascot from 1922-1978. Touchdown I was captured in Idaho and donated to K.S.A.C but died from injuries from fighting a porcupine before it arrived in Kansas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
Porcupines have natural antibiotics in their skin, and are the only mammals native to North America to have such protection. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
Some porcupines live in trees. nhptv.org/wild/Erethizont…
The mascot of the Libertarian Party is the porcupine en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Por…
Porcupines have stones that form in their stomachs that might have medicinal qualities. porcupinebezoar.com/
North American porcupines have antibiotics in their skin. This helps prevent infections if they injure themselves with their own quills. They are the only mammal native to North America to have thus adaptation. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Male Porcupines "Hose" Females in Urine as a Mating Ritual straightdope.com/columns/…
The male porcupine begins the mating process with a high-pressure stream of urine that coats the female from head to foot paulding.net/porcupine.ht…
Honeybadgers are porcupine proof. youtube.com/watch?v=dg5ZR…
If you put a porcupine in water, It floats! factsaboutanimals.net/ani…
Today I learned of a Bloat of Hippos, A Prickle of Porcupines, And a Wisdom of Wombats - Collective nouns for various animals as groups huffingtonpost.com/2014/0…
A group of porcupines are called a "prickle" hintsandthings.co.uk/kenn…
Porcupines are protected because they are an easy animal for a starving person to kill, only requiring a blow to the head. newton.dep.anl.gov/natblt…

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