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Experienced dog handlers work one-on-one with each dog owner and their dog to trian the dog to avoid the sight, smell and sound of rattlesnakes, skunks and porcupines.
Living animals tend to have tails with weapons that are made of keratin, like the quills of a porcupine or the scales of a pangolin.
Though porcupines have quills and some lizards lash their tails when threatened, neither animal has the bony armaments seen millions of years ago.
Her charges include five rabbits, two ducks, four chickens, two cats, guinea pig, barred owl, porcupine, hedgehog, three ferrets, three snakes and three turtles.
Toward the end of this season, an ever-growing porcupine of prickly gray and black beard hair was glued to his face as his character went further on the lam.
The vast expanse also serves as a critical stop for porcupine caribou herds on their migration around Alaska and Canada.
Up from the south to the north came possums, porcupines, hummingbirds and parrots, among others.
Overnight camping, kayaking, whale-watching, and stand-up paddling are only a few of the activities offered but the park is also home to bears, moose, lynx and at least one fat porcupine.
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Origin and Etymology of porcupine
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of Porcupine
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Definition of porcupine for English Language Learners
: a small animal that has very stiff, sharp parts (called quills) all over its body
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