Stump-tailed porcupine

Stump-tailed porcupine

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Erethizontidae
Species : Echinoprocta rufescens

 

The Stump-tailed porcupine is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the stumptailed porcupine
A young / baby of a stumptailed porcupine is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'sow' and males 'boar'. A stumptailed porcupine group is called a 'prickle or family'.
Countries
Colombia

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