June 2020 Procyon Post images

Another baby that has arrived to call Procyon home

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.”