• lt: Hystrix cristata
  • dt: Stachelschwein
  • afrikaans: Stekelvarken
Porcupine

Size

  • 57-68 cm

Weight

  • 17-18 kg

Nourishment

  • roots, seeds, fruits

Mating season

  • August - March

Number of cubs

  • 1-4

Worth knowing

Some quills can grow up to 40 cm and have a diameter of 7 mm.