What are baby porcupines called?

  • Pups
  • Cherubs
  • Porcutinas
  • Porcupettes correct

    In order to protect the mother from injury as she gives birth, a baby porcupine , or porcupette, has soft quills made of hardened hair. After only a few days of life, the porcupette's quills harden because of a substance called keratin that coats them. This creates the sharp, hard quills that are the trademark of a porcupine. A porcupine uses these sharp, needle-like quills to protect itself when danger is near. Source: Reference.com

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