Sentence Examples


  • The European porcupine (Hystrix cristata) is the typical representative of a family of Old World rodents, the Hystricidae, all the members of which have the same protective covering.
  • - The Brazilian Tree-Porcupine (Synetheres (or Coendu) prehensilis).
  • The fauna originally included buffalo, elk, deer, wolves, bear, lynx, beaver, otter, porcupine and puma, but civilization has driven them all out entirely.
  • The porcupine and a large Octodont rodent (Ctenodactylus), the jerboa (two species), the hare, and various other rodents are met with in Tunisia.
  • The porcupine, the squirrel, the civet cat, the ichneumon and the otter are common.