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Hunting, shooting for Porcupine

Stalking, Bowhunting, Hunting from a Blind, Safari

Porcupine can be an easy species to shoot for, if you know where to look for these land-shuffling creatures. Porcupine can be hunted from a blind or stalking from the ground, using a variety of methods such as with a bow, handgun, cross bow, rifle and even airgun. Trophy African Porcupine have long coarse quills and bristles of dark, brown, black, grey and white colors and are a monstrous looking species to add to a bag- a perfect addition to a combination of bigger hunts. These hunts also get the hunter deep into the brush, opening up more opportunities than expected to see other animal species along the way. A wildlife bundle to take in and enjoy on the stalk for Porcupine. Porcupine hunts are a thrill for any aged hunter and a treat to harvest, their meat tender and delicious cooked up in a stew or à la carte.

Basic Info

African Porcupine, North American Porcupine

Scientific name: Erethizon dorsatum

Size: length 64 - 91 cm, tail 14.5 – 30 cm

Weight: 5 – 16 kg

Lifespan: 7 years

Methods: Bow hunting, Hunting from a blind, Safari, Stalking

Continent(s): Africa, Asia, Southern Europe, North America