Sentence Examples


  • There are some porcupines, red foxes, minks and martens, but the moose, wolf and lynx are practically extinct.
  • In the order of Rodents squirrels are very numerous, and porcupines of two genera are met with.
  • The wild animals found in the district comprise a few tigers, leopards and wild elephants, deer, wild pig, porcupines, jackals, foxes, hares, otters, &c. The green monkey is very common; porpoises abound in the large rivers.
  • Ant-eaters (Orycteropus capensis), porcupines, weasels, squirrels, rock rabbits, hares and cane rats are common in different localities.
  • The genus Atherura includes the brush-tailed porcupines which are much smaller animals, with long tails tipped with bundles of flattened spines.

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