If you live in a forested area shown gray on the map below, chances are you’ll encounter a porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) some day. In Pennsylvania you have an even better chance to see one in the summer because young porcupines, born in May or June, stay with their mothers until they’re six months old.
If you see a baby porcupine, what do you call it?
Find the answer and amazing facts about porcupine social behavior in this vintage article: I’m a Porcupette
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