9 Interesting Porcupine Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 3 years Ago

9 Interesting porcupine facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random porcupine facts.

1. The name porcupine means ‘one who rises up in anger.’
2. A single porcupine can have more than 30, 000 needle like quills on its body.
3. A group of porcupines is called a prickle.
4. Female porcupines have been witnessed using wooden sticks as dildos.
5. Porcupines, hedgehogs, and echidnas look similar, but none of them are related to each other.
6. Porcupines fart in water.
7. Early Romans used to use porcupine quills as toothpicks.
8. Porcupines float in water.
9. The quills of a porcupine are soft when they are born.
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