Asiatic brush-tailed porcupine

Asiatic brush-tailed porcupine

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Hystricidae
Species : Atherurus macrourus

 

Keywords: nocturnal

The Asiatic brush-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 Asiatic brushtailed porcupine
A young / baby of a Asiatic brushtailed porcupine is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'sow' and males 'boar'. A Asiatic brushtailed porcupine group is called a 'prickle or family'.
Some facts about the
Asiatic brush-tailed porcupine

Adult weight : 2 kg (4.4 lbs)

Litter size : 1

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Facts about the Asiatic brush-tailed porcupine

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