Aikman Wildlife Adventure
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Thursday – Monday

10am -5pm

Sunday

12pm – 5pm

Deinogalerix
porcupine

About

Scientific name: Deinogalerix
Family: Erinaceidae
Classification: Mammalia

Place of Origin: Gargano peninsula (Italy)
Timeline: Late Miocene, 7-10 million years ago
Weight: 25 lbs.
Body size: 2 ft.
Diet: Carnivore

Fun Facts

  • ¬†They were hairy, rat-like relatives of modern hedgehogs and belonged to the subfamily of gymnures (moon-rats).

Conservation Status

Extinct 

Annual Cost of Care

N/A

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