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Old 10-22-2010, 08:51 AM   #1
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Default Orphaned porcupine

This was sorta cute since we don't see punk rockers taken in much. They must have picked up an orphan porcupine,

Woulda been better if they coulda reintroduced him back to the wild but I don't know much about orphaned porcupines and how you'd go about doing it. I know I'd get one to a rehabber if I found one.
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Old 10-22-2010, 11:11 AM   #2
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I found, held and petted a baby a few years ago with gloves on.
While gardening the tiny quills eventually made their way through.
Leather gloves didn't even stop the quills from penetrating.
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Their barbs have ridges that face in a downward direction.
The reason being why they keep migrating their way in deeper and deeper AND are so hard to pull out once embedded.
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Old 10-22-2010, 11:16 AM   #3
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yikes! but the vid was so cute!
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