The African crested porcupine is native to regions of Northern Africa, Southern Europe, and areas of the Mediterranean. This is a large species of porcupine, complete with a full compliment of defensive quills and very few natural predators. African porcupines are herbivorous, feeding on various plant parts including roots, bark, and fruit.
- This specimen is from the Museum of Osteology collection
- Exhibits handwritten verbiage
- Juvenile specimen
- Skull Length 6cm (2.4in)
- Skull Width 3.3cm (1.3in)
- Skull Height 3.1cm (1.2in)