Wednesday, May 18, 2011

American Porcupine

How the female gives birth to his baby full of spines ?
The mother deliver in a big contraction which expels him immediately.
He arrives wrapped well in a membraneous bag which will be torn by
the mother as soon as she will have got her breath back.


  1. what a cutie that i wouldn't enjoy getting to close to! :)

  2. Yes, I saw several porcupines in my life but this one
    is very cute, it's a juvenile of one year approx.

  3. Beautiful image, interesting facts and I never knew they went up into trees, neat~

  4. Il est magnifique ce Porc-épic! Bravo pour cette belle image ;)

  5. Merci !! Oui, c'est la première fois que j'en vois un aussi beau !

  6. Hello Dominique.

    I am Brazilian photographer André.
    Your blog is wonderful, is tastefully
    great technique, beautiful!
    Gives me great pleasure to photograph, when I see how your blog.
    Ja'm seguidor.Parabéns.
    When you can see my blog, I would welcome your comments.

    Thank you for your attention.
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    André Tavares.

  7. he porcupine looks very curiously into the camera, there are such animals here in Germany not only in the zoo or wildlife park. Very nice photo, like it very much ..
    Greetings from Germany


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