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North American Porcupine

Erethizon dorsatum

Description:

This prickly visitor was in my garden munching contentedly on my Morning Glory vine. Even though I shooed him away the following morning the vine was stripped bare of leaves.

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7 Comments

Cheryl Lee
Cheryl Lee 6 years ago

Thank you!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Very very cute ! your stone cat obviously did not scare him away :) Well done - sorry about your plants though.

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 6 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

That's pretty awesome to get one in your yard! Great photos :)

lockstroyer
lockstroyer 6 years ago

How cute!

Cheryl Lee
Cheryl Lee 6 years ago

Thank you James ~ last night he was in my Rose of Sharon tree, and he brought a friend. A lot of porcupines this year!

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Fantastic images!

Cheryl Lee
Spotted by
Cheryl Lee

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Sep 26, 2014
Submitted on Oct 14, 2014

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