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Silver Lake buddy

Posted by Mark Martin,
North Country explorer from All over
January 23, 2015

I had to ski into an easement to do some work today and I ran into this guy. He was chomping on a tasty white pine and was very content. We chatted for a while, as you know porcupines are not the most talkative creatures, but he was very thoughtful and thought it would be ok if I took his photo.


Erika Barthelmess

Nice Mark! I study these guys and am always excited to see on shared on Nature Up North!

Posted: 01/23/2015 - 16:59

Mark Martin

thanks Erika, I'll let you know when I see any more. I have had several encounters with them over the last few years but this was the first time I had my camera. they are really very engaging creatures !

Posted: 01/24/2015 - 08:04