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North American Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum)
Video

  • Baby porcupine nurses, then follows mother.
  • Baby porcupine learns to climb a tree.
  • A 25 second videoclip of a coyote trying to bite a porcupine in the face. They are in the middle of the highway, near Amalga Harbor north of Juneau. The coyote lunges and the porky dodges repeatedly. Taped by Dave Mitchell, Fall 2011.