Author 'Nicoledesplat' (Id 198691 ) : Attention, ça pique The porcupine's quills provide a very effective protection against most predators.
When it is threatened, it loads backwards, quills bristling, to present her hindquarters armed aggressor.
The darts spiny some of them come off easily and penetrate into the flesh.
As for the quills rounded tail, it shakes it, thus producing, a noise of rattle, whistling supposed to prevent and scare off potential predators.
Only a large fawn-hungry could take the risk of scrolling a porcupine.
This porcupine is a mammal rodent that lives in the Middle East and Asia, it is the 'Indian porcupine' (Hystrix Indica).