Porcupines haul large bones back to their dens to eat because they need the nutrients for growing their quills en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gig…
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…
A baby Porcupine is called a Porcupette wpxi.com/news/baby-porcup…
Native Americans would use porcupine hairs to make hairbrushes. Sometimes a stick was cut into the right shape and frayed at the edges to make a toothbrush. houstonspediatricdentist.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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/…
A group of porcupines is called a prickle dw.com/en/what-do-you-cal…
The symbol of the libertarian party is a Porcupine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lib…
A common cause of death for porcupines is from falling off a tree en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
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 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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Baby porcupines are called porcupettes. animals.sandiegozoo.org/a…
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…
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…
Hedgehogs do not technically have quills and are NOT related to porcupines, rather Shrews. animals.pawnation.com/dif…
Porcupines are rodents but hedgehogs are not mentalfloss.com/article/2…
The honey badger eats porcupines and poisonous snakes, raids beehives for honey, kidnaps baby cheetahs, and steals food from hungry lions. (pdf) superteacherworksheets.co…
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…
; 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…
In florida, it is illegal to have sex with a Porcupine nbc-2.com/story/14076761/…
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…
The mascot of the Libertarian Party is the porcupine en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Por…
Some porcupines live in trees. nhptv.org/wild/Erethizont…
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.…
Porcupines have stones that form in their stomachs that might have medicinal qualities. porcupinebezoar.com/
Male Porcupines "Hose" Females in Urine as a Mating Ritual straightdope.com/columns/…
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…
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…
A group of porcupines are called a "prickle" hintsandthings.co.uk/kenn…
If you put a porcupine in water, It floats! factsaboutanimals.net/ani…
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…
Porcupines can not actually shoot their quills. The porcupine senses being touched and thrusts their quills into the threat. youtube.com/watch?v=UhIG0…
A male porcupine urinates on a female porcupine prior to mating, spraying the urine at high velocity en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Por…
Some animals (apes, elephants, porcupines, lions, and dolphins) masturbate, more frequently when held in captive in a zoo rather than in the wild. books.google.com/books/ab…
A British WWII battle ship named the HMS porcupine was hit with a torpedo and was split in half. The 2 half's were named HMS Pork and HMS Pine en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS…
Radagast the brown's hedgehog in the first hobbit movie was voiced by a porcupine. zooniversity.org/our-anim…
Male porcupines pee on the female before mating with them. slate.com/articles/health…
Porcupines can float on water due to the spongelike filling of their quills. animal.discovery.com/mamm…
Baby porcupines are called "Porcupettes" slate.com/articles/health…
The Nashville Zoo named two of their porcupines Dave Sharpell and Jake Quillenhall. nashvillezoo.org/our-blog…
The Crested Porcupine Have Been Known to Kill Lions, Leopards, Hyenas, and Even Humans Because of Their Painful Quills en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cre…
It's illegal to have sex with a porcupine in Florida firstcoastnews.com/news/s…
In the movie Homeward Bound, Chance the bulldog is seen being stung by porcupine quills. The scene was shot in cuts with a real porcupine and a fake dog. Then rubber porcupine needles were attached to the side of Chance's face with spirit gum. humanehollywood.org/index…
The collective noun for a group of porcupines is called a "prickle" npwrc.usgs.gov/about/faqs…
Porcupines use dildos. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ani…
Fishers (extremely large weasels about the size of domestic cat) are one of the only animals that successfully hunt Porcupine en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fis…
Female porcupines are prone to using sticks, water dishes and cage wire as sex toys livescience.com/12944-ani…
Porcupines have super kinky sex rituals. straightdope.com/columns/…
Porcupines attack in reverse, running backwards & ramming attackers with their hindquarters awf.org/wildlife-conserva…
Porcupines' mating dance involves a golden shower. todayifoundout.com/index.…
Porcupines cannot throw or project their quills. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Por…
A Porcupine's quills allow them to float on water animals.howstuffworks.com…
Alex Lifeson of RUSH plays the guitar solo at the beginning of Porcupine Tree's Anesthetize youtube.com/watch?v=xuJnV…
Porcupines have antibiotics in their skin to prevent infection when the rodent falls out of a tree and is stuck with its own quills (which is quite common as they can't resist the buds and twigs found on the weak ends of branches). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
There is such thing as a "prehensile-tailed porcupine" youtube.com/watch?v=eSSIN…

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