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North American Porcupine

Erethizon dorsatum

Description:

This is a young porcupine, I've spotted him several times grazing beside the road at the same location.

Habitat:

We are in a heavily forested area along the CT/MA border. Lots of state land, and fewer than average people.

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10 Comments

Cheryl Lee
Cheryl Lee 9 years ago

I do, a small little town atop a small mountain, surrounded by acres of state forest and not too many people. It can be rough for some folks, especially in winter but I love it.

bjohnson
bjohnson 9 years ago

Wonderful wildlife photos - thank you for sharing them. You must live in a great natural wildlife area.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Cool!

Cheryl Lee
Cheryl Lee 9 years ago

I think so too :) I hope he made it through Storm Alfred and all the snow we received!

Elsa
Elsa 9 years ago

You're welcome :) Seriously, that little porcupine is so cute I've had to look at it a couple of times now.

Cheryl Lee
Cheryl Lee 9 years ago

Thank you!

Elsa
Elsa 9 years ago

P.S. Welcome to ProjectNoah, quite the collection you've built up within the past few days! :)

Elsa
Elsa 9 years ago

OH my days - SO CUTE!!

JessyZich
JessyZich 9 years ago

a great shot!

KristenFrancis
KristenFrancis 9 years ago

oh my gosh! he's adorable!

Cheryl Lee
Spotted by
Cheryl Lee

Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Oct 25, 2011
Submitted on Nov 6, 2011

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