This year Procyon has been blessed with not one but two of these very special patients. Porcupettes are rare patients, as mothers never leave their babies alone and stay with them for many months. If a baby porcupine is spotted
Because porcupine’s teeth continually grow, Doris had to get her teeth drummelled, and while under sedation, Dr. Nellisa discovered that Doris is actually a Boris! Fun facts: Porcupines don’t shoot quills! They have roughly 30,000 quills! Baby porcupines are porcupettes!
by Jennifer Howard March 13th Squeakers is our first baby raccoon of the season; eyes closed and hungry. He is growing quickly and doing very well. He arrived in mid-March, and soon after that seven more baby raccoons arrived at
July 2nd is National Porcupine Day! To honour this amazing animal, Procyon Wildlife will be celebrating the Porcupine for the Entire month of July. To learn more about these quirky and peaceful creatures, please read Procyon Wildlife Elizabeth Trickey’s informative
Back in the spring, one at a time, these two tiny baby porcupettes arrived at Procyon Wildlife. The first one arrived an orphan; tiny, dehydrated and in need of help. Our animal care manager, Crystal, took it under her wing.
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