Hunting Porcupine South Africa

The largest rodent and largest porcupine in the world

The cape porcupine is the largest porcupine in the world with spines measuring up to 45 cm long. They’re widespread throughout Southern Africa. They feed on plant material.

Porcupines are monogamous and form pairs that look after their young. Hunting porcupine is a nocturnal activity. They’re plentiful in most areas where they occur and are often considered vermin by crop farmers.

Spec Sheet
Scientific Name : Hystrix Africaestralis
Weight : 16kg (m), 18kg (f)
Shoulder Height : 35 cm(m and f)
Breeding Season : Year round
Minimum Calibre : 223