David Meisel

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Facts about Porcupines

22nd September 2008
Cape PorcupineLatin Name: Hystrix africaeaustralisDerivation of Name: The name or word "Porcupine" comes from the French word "porc- Ñpique" (thorny pig).Weight: Both males and females weigh 20kg to 25kg. Lifespan: 12 to 14 years.Gestation Period:... Read >