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They are found in various parts of the world, including North and South America, Africa, and parts of Asia.
Porcupines are herbivores and feed on a variety of plant material, including leaves, bark, and twigs. They are typically solitary animals, and are active at night. Porcupines are also skilled climbers and can often be found in trees, where they feed on leaves and bark.
When threatened, porcupines will raise their quills in a defensive posture, making them difficult for predators to attack. If a predator does attempt to attack, the quills will detach from the porcupine's skin and become embedded in the attacker, causing pain and injury.
Porcupines are slow reproducers, with females giving birth to only one or two offspring at a time. The young are born with soft quills that harden within a few hours of birth.