Porcupine

The zoo's porcupine enjoying his enrichment treat from Pumpkinfest!

 

Fun Fact: The Latin translation of porcupine is porcus, meaning “pig,” and spina, meaning “thorn.”

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  • MP Chandrasekharan 5y

    Very unusual picture of the "Thorny Pig". We are just in time for lunch!!
  • Cat2398 5y

    ahahhahhahaha I love that you can see the pumpkin all over his nose ~ cute shot of the little guy!
  • PERE SOLER RIUS 5y

    fabulosa toma del puerco espín
  • Elliquene 5y

    Wonderful capture! Nice colour!
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Taken on November 8, 2009
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