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Educational Ambassador: Quillbert

North American porcupine

(Erethizon dorsatum)

Quillbert's Personal History

Species: Erethizon dorsatum

Family: Erethizontidae

Age: Born on April 16th, 2023

Sex: Male

Weight: Still growing!

Location bred: Baxter, MN

History: Quillbert was acquired to be an ambassador so he can help us better understand and appreciate the importance of North American porcupines in our environment and dispel misconceptions about these amazing animals.