Malayan Porcupine


The Malayan Porcupine (Hystrix brachyuran) often resides in underground burrows and also can be found in a wide variety of habitats such as forests, gardens and plantations. It shakes the hollow quills on its tail to make a noise when alarmed. Before its rediscovery on Pulau Tekong in 2005, it has not been seen in the last 50 years!

Learn more about the Malayan Porcupine here.

(Photo credit: Norman Lim)


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