Sākums Animals Indian Crested Porcupine

Indian Crested Porcupine

Indian Crested Porcupines are widely distributed in Southern Asia and the Middle East. The population is stable. Porcupines are prosecuted as agricultural pests and trapped for meat.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Rodentia – rodents
■ Family Hystricidae – Old World porcupines
■ Species Hystrix indica – Indian Crested Porcupine

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