Angry Porcupine

Abhijeet Modi
Jan 24, 2024 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Feb 13, 2021
Age 3 - 18
Read time: 0.8 Min

Kids will love this free printable angry porcupine coloring page. Belonging to the family of Erethizontidae, a porcupine is a kind of rodent that has quills on its body to protect them from predators. The word porcupine derives from the French term porc d'épine, which translates to ‘quill pig’. Porcupines are herbivores, and their diet includes plants, leaves, twigs, and tree barks. They are even good tree climbers. The major population of porcupines is mostly found in North America, Asia, Europe, and the African subcontinent. There are over 24 different kinds of porcupines. Baby porcupines have soft quills when they are born, and their quills harden after two days. The front teeth of porcupines are big as they are used in chewing food. These helpful sheets can also be used to learn more about porcupines offering the kids a chance to know more interesting facts about them! Did you know? A porcupine has around 30000 quills on its body.

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