Hystrix cristata
African porcupine


Order: Rodentia (rodents)
Family: Hystricidae (Old World porcupines)
Genus: Hystrix (short tailed porcupines)

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Specimen Code: ILF_0065, Sex: male, Age: 13 yr.
Measurements (mm) - Maximum Length: 188.5, Zygomatic Breadth: 93.4, Posterior Cranial Breadth: 66.1, Nasion-Basion: -

LTo Left (medium-sized) To Right (medium-sized)R

ATo Anterior (medium-sized) To Posterior (medium-sized)P

STo Superior (medium-sized) To Inferior (medium-sized)I

L: Left, R: Right, A: Anterior, P: Posterior, S: Superior, I: Inferior
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