Old World Porcupine

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An adult porcupine and three juveniles are about to feast on roots
Old World porcupine.

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An adult porcupine and three juveniles are about to feast on roots.
Old World porcupines can be any species of rodents in the family Hystricidae. They are characterized by the thick spines which cover their bodies.
The caption reads in the original German: Stachelschwein.

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