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Spring Outing

[Spring Outing]

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Porcupines are usually nocturnal animals that sleep in trees by day, but in early spring, they can sometimes be seen out and about, noshing on fresh buds and other vegetation. I took this one by surprise, as you can see by his quills! I left him alone after taking this photo.

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