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What porcupines do in winter (besides eat and sleep)

...common name "porcupine" comes from...spina, giving porcupines the nickname...Fun Fact 2: Porcupines often impale...prevent infection, porcupine quills are coated...antibiotic. Porcupines are found throughout...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-01-20/what-porcupines-do-in-winter-bes
Outdoors
Pioneer Potluck: About porcupines and eating brookies

...screen door open which pushed a porcupine away. The critter took exception...own dealings with Alaskan porcupines have been getting more and...Years ago, one little bitty porcupine lived under the old shed with...cat food. The dealings with porcupine quills in dogs through the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-09-16-0
Food
Conservation officer says Porcupine caribou late again this year

...AP) -- Time is running out for the Porcupine caribou herd, according to the conservation...herd recently was still south of the Porcupine River and it was not yet safe for crossing...the treeline. Calves born south of the Porcupine are often not able to cross the river...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052901/ala_052901alaska0080001.shtml
Alaska
Snowshoe hares and porcupines sometimes track sunspot cycle

...Quebec developed a 130-year record of porcupine abundance. The porcupine scars (and hence porcupine numbers) were most abundant during sunspot...accumulation was less, making it easier for porcupines to get around in the winter. Porcupines...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110708/out_271394710.shtml
Firefighters rescue abandoned wolf pups

Dehydrated and injured by porcupine quills - Hooper Bay, Huslia, Stebbens, Gannet and X-ray were...Steve Miller got to see them. "All of them were injured by a porcupine and dehydrated," Miller said. The pups were determined to have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-28/firefighters-rescue-abandoned-wolf-p
News

Would you rather hug a porcupine or hug a cactus? Would you rather be stranded on an island with old Johnny Depp or stranded on a yacht with young Johnny Depp...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-08-10
Community
Photo feature: Point taken

A porcupine comes to a stop on a trail in the Kenai Mountains after realizing it had company recently. The animals, which are often seen...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072409/new_361981339.shtml

...minutes.Sometimes Mom poured a thin powdered sugar frosting over top, but most times it was consumed warm out of the oven. PORCUPINE MEATBALLSI made my share of these meatballs!!1 pound hamburger1/2 cup uncooked rice1/4 cup minced onionDash of garlic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-05-05-0
Food

...actual critters on every trip, but allow time to study the scats and tracks and imagine all of the mule deer, coyotes, porcupines, quail, rabbits and other critters that broke trail.http://bit.ly/1FBf6z5BLM scabland trailsThe U.S. Bureau...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/rich-landers/2015-03-15
Voices of Alaska: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...Gwich'in live along the migratory route and winter habitat of the Porcupine caribou herd. They rely heavily on the caribou for physical...events have altered the route and time of migration for the Porcupine caribou herd. The forage habitat of caribou is shrinking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-12/voices-of-alaska-gwichin-vs-clima
Opinion

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