Though their name loosely translates to 'quill pig,' porcupines are not related to pigs in any way. In fact, porcupines are the second-largest North American rodent after beavers. Their quills are primarily used as a defense mechanism, though, contrary to popular belief, porcupines cannot shoot them at predators. Instead, they lash their tail and embed their quills in the skin of their enemies. Each porcupine has approximately 30,000 quills on its body.

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Porcupines chewing on wood trim or trees? Porcupines, sometimes called "porkies" or "quill pigs," are heavy-bodied, short-legged, slow, and awkward rodents, with a waddling gait. They rely on their sharp, barbed quills (up to 30,000 per individual) for defense. Call your local Critter Control office today at 1 800-CRITTER for effective porcupine removal and exclusion services.
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5/27/2020
Great job by Critter Control to take care of the mama raccoon & babies in our attic. I called on a Thursday and Terry was here by 9:30am Friday to apply a spray that encouraged the mama raccoon to relocate her nest. She moved everyone out by about 10pm. Terry was prompt, courteous, and efficient, and I was very happy he wore a mask & fresh gloves with Covid-19 still in full swing. Overall the job was expensive but worth it. Thanks Terry and Critter Control!
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5/27/2020
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5/27/2020
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5/26/2020
Put enough traps in good areas and got 3 raccoons!
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