What Do Porcupines Eat?

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The common porcupine eats twigs, leaves, and green plants like skunk cabbage and clover. When these foods aren't available in the winter, porcupines will occasionally climb trees to eat bark.
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The common porcupine is an herbivore. It eats leaves, twigs and green plants like skunk cabbage and clover. In the winter, it may eat bark.
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1. Evaluate your porcupine puffer's teeth to see if they are overgrown to the point where it cannot eat. If the teeth are overgrown, feed the fish small snails and clams in the shell
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No, porcupines are nocturnal herbivores, which means that they eat plants during the night.
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In the winter porcupines eat mainly soft inner tree bark, and in summer roots, leaves, berries, etc.
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Porcupines are herbivorous that eat bark, buds, twigs, and leaves. They can grow up to 101 cm tall and weigh 18kg in weight. They weigh the most of all the short legged rodents that are generally nocturnal.
Porcupines eat seeds, fruit, leaves, grasses, dandelions, twigs and most aquatic plants. Porcupines can climb high to get leaves they want too!
Porcupines eat herbaceous plants, twigs, leaves, and inner tree bark. They prefer ponderosa pine, aspen, willow and cottonwood. They are also known to chew on wooden tool handles to soak in the perspiration from a human hand!
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