Crested Porcupine

Crested Porcupine

The crested porcupine is strictly protected under international and domestic legislation in Europe and is found in several protected areas throughout its range.

The crested porcupine is strictly protected under international and domestic legislation in Europe. It is protected under Appendix II of the Bern Convention and is listed on Annex IV of the EU Habitats and Species Directive. It has also been protected under Italian national law since 1974.

The crested porcupine is found in several protected areas throughout its range.


Image | ©️ Dallas Krentzel, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY 2.0)
Sources | (Amori & De Smet, 2016; Bruno & Riccardi, 1995; McPhee, 2003)

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