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North American Porcupine
HYSTRIX HUDSONIUS – North American Porcupine

“Body robust, thickset, with its dorsal outline arched. Head moderate, conic,
with the nose truncated, broad, and flattened above. Ears short and rounded, almost entirely hidden in the fur. Eyes small and black.”

“The Porcupine is an inoffensive animal, and very gentle in its manners. It feeds on the leaves and bark of the hemlock (Pinus canadensis), the basswood (Tibia glabra), and the ash (Fraxinus sambucifoha).”

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