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How many quills does a porcupine have?


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Answered 2009-03-12 14:45:40

The average porcupine has approximately 30,000 quills. These quills are specially designed hairs and are very sharp and have a barbed tip. They are used as a defense mechanism and only used when the porcupine feels threatened. 3,ooo

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