What do you call a baby porcupine?

A porcupette! How cool is that?  Like a majorette dancing with quills instead of a baton!  I feel a drawing coming on 🙂 Advertisements

Don’t mess with porcupines!

Just because porcupines sound pretty cute, doesn’t mean they don’t pack a punch! A North American porcupine can have up to 30,000 quills and these spiky things will get stuck in your skin because they detach easily from the porcupine. Added to that, they have overlapping scales or barbs at the tip so they are…