Baby Common Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) climbing on a log in the meadow filled with wildflowers.

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Baby Common Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) climbing on a log in the meadow filled with wildflowers.
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Baby Common Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) climbing on a log in meadow filled with Bush Lupine wildflowers. Primarily a nocturnal mammal, it may also rest by day in a hollow tree or log, underground burrow or treetop. It relies on its quills for protection against predators. This porcupine is a captive animal. Bozeman, Montana, USA
Location: Bozeman, Montana, USA