Another baby that has arrived to call Procyon home until he is big enough to be released. Thank you to Crystal for the photos.
Did You Know?
- They cannot throw their quills. When they feel threatened they will attack predators by swatting their tails.
- They have about 30,000 quills on their body and they have soft hair mixed in with their quills.
- They are peaceful nocturnal creatures and are herbivores eating primarily tree bark, grass, twigs, stems and berries.
- Their name originates from the Middle French word – “porc d’espine”, which means “thorny pig.”