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European Hedgehog and Indian Crested Porcupine

Good Morning!

Today's images are both of spikey mammals
The first- a European hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus, was taken at about 5:30 in the morning in a private garden in North Yorkshire.

 Picture 2 is a sleeping/sleepy Indian Crested Porcupine, Hystrix indica. Together, they make a beautiful example of convergent evolution and a rather endearing start to the day. So, Happy Friday. Next post will be on Monday morning.

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