Porcupine,Erethizon dorsatum, Adult is a rodent with a coat of sharp spines, or quills, that defend and camouflage them from predators. They are herbivores & climbs trees in winter to eat bark. Central Ontario, Canada.
By: Bob Gurr
All Canada Photos
Porcupine quills on a table
North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) climbing in a tree, Alaska, USA, North America
By: Konrad Wothe
Porcupine, Louis XII emblem, decorative detail from Louis XII wing, Royal Chateau de Blois (UNESCO World Heritage List, 2000), France, 16th century