What is a group of porcupine?
There are 23 species of porcupine each with their own scientific name. The two groups of porcupines are: * Hystricidae - These are the Old World Porcupines. There are 11 species in this family. The members tend to be fairly large and have quills that are grouped in clusters. They are mostly terrestrial creatures. * Erethizontidae - These are the New World Porcupines. There are 12 species in the family. The members of this family…
There are twenty-nine different species of porcupine. Of these species, two are considered threatened, and are classified as vulnerable. These are the Philippine porcupine of the Philippines and the Bristle-spined rat of Brazil. There are six different species without enough information to determine whether or not they are in danger of extinction - the black dwarf porcupine, Andean porcupine, Santa Marta porcupine, Streaked dwarf porcupine, Roosmalen's dwarf porcupine, and the brown hairy dwarf porcupine.