Porcupines in the Best of the Web Directory

Porcupines

African Brush-tailed Porcupine (Atherurus africanus)

Profile lists pictures, classification, geographic range, habitat, physical description, reproduction, longevity, behavior, food habits, and status. From Animal Diversity Web.

Alaska Fish and Game: Porcupine

Gives details for Alaska locations, characteristics, senses, voice, breeding and gestation, territories and activity, food habits, predation, defenses, conservation, and population management.

Animal Bytes: Porcupine

Lists quick and fun facts, range, habitat, map, protection, scientific groupings, species differences, reproduction, predators, and photographs. From San Diego Zoo.

Asiatic Brush-tailed Porcupine (Atherurus macrourus)

Animal Diversity Web gives range, habitat, description, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, food habits, and conservation status.

Bahia Hairy Dwarf Porcupine (Sphiggurus insidiosus)

Information includes pictures, range, habitat, characteristics, reproduction, longevity, behavior, feeding, and status.

BCAdventure.com: Porcupines

Details include description, distribution, biology, and tracks.

Brazilian Porcupine (Coendou prehensilis)

Explores specimens, classification, range and habitat, appearance, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, food habits, and status.

Cape Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis)

Fact sheet contains pictures, classification, geographic range, habitat, physical description, reproduction, longevity, behavior, food habits, and status.

Enchanted Learning: North American Porcupine

Includes printable coloring page, overview, quills, anatomy, and diet.

Indian Crested Porcupine (Hystrix indica)

Animal Diversity Web profile contains geographic range, habitat, and physical description. Includes reproduction, lifespan, behavior, food habits, and conservation status.

Indonesian Porcupine (Hystrix pumila)

Looks at range, habitat, appearance, reproduction, longevity, behavior, food habits, and status. From University of Michigan, Animal Diversity Web.

Long-tailed Porcupine (Trichys fasciculata)

Species profile offers pictures, classification, geographic range, habitat, physical description, reproduction, diet habits, and conservation.

North African Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata)

Contains pictures, range, habitat, appearance, reproduction, longevity, behavior, food habits, and conservation information from Animal Diversity Web at University of Michigan.

North American Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum)

NatureWorks combines images, with information on appearance and defenses, common range, regional habitats, seasonal diet, life cycle, social nature, nesting, and vocalizations.

North American Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum)

Data compiled at Animal Diversity presents locations, habitat, appearance, reproduction and breeding, diet and food habits, and status.

North American Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum)

Canadian Museum of Nature reviews description, characteristics, behavior, predation, diet, and offspring. Contains distribution map and species sketch.

Virtual Zoo: Indian Crested Porcupine (Hystrix indica)

Pioneer Middle School explains names, classification, characteristics, range, habitat, diet, predators, population, and basic facts.

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