Brush Tailed Porcupine

Facts About Brush Tailed Porcupine

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The Brush Tailed Porcupine has a long, rat-shaped body covered with quill which are shorter and not as conspicuous as those of Malayan Porcupine. It also has a prominent tuff of bristles at the tip of its tail and is easily broken when threatened.

It lives in groups that usually consist of 6 - 8 members.

The Brush Tailed Porcupine favorite foods are fruits, bones, insects and plants.

The gestation period for Brush Tailed Porcupine is 100 days.

The lifespan of Brush Tailed Porcupine is 23 years.

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