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What is the difference between a hedgehog and a porcupine?

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Both porcupine and hedgehog are much similar looking but different animals with some noticeable differences exhibited between them with regard to their characteristics and distribution patterns. Despite their close appearance, some meticulous studying would reveal the differences between them.

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