What Is The Size Of A Porcupine?


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They are about the size of a basketball
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LJ Bee answered
The smallest of the porcupines is the Bahia hairy dwarf porcupine, which ranges from 23-30 inches long and around 2½ to 3 lbs.
Bahia hairy dwarf porcupine

The largest is the African crested porcupine. It is only slightly longer, usually around 30 inches, but much heavier, ranging from 22-60 lbs.
African crested porcupine with quills relaxed (above)

African crested porcupine with quills raised (below)

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