Animal Info

Main Things About a Porcupine

Habitat: tropical forests

Life Span: 5-7 years

Size: 25-50 inches

Weight: 49 lbs.

Group Name: prickle

Protection Status: safe

Diet: Porcupines don't eat meat

Type of Home: wooded areas

Babies: 1-4 at a time

Description: small head but a chunky body



1) porcupines have 30,000+ quills

2) spend most of their time in trees

3) have a soft coat even though they have quills

4) porcupine babies are called porcupettes

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