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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Wonderfully Wild Wednesday: Porcupine teeth

Posted by: Rebecca Whitham, Communications


A porcupine’s front teeth continue to grow throughout its life.

Porcupine nibbling. Photo by Lauren LaPlante/Woodland Park Zoo

That’s helpful since it spends its days constantly gnawing on hard substances, wearing down its teeth. Mmmm, tree bark.

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