Porcupines: Ignored, despised bark biters
Porcupines are fairly common throughout Hubbard County, whether you consider them a nuisance, a varmint or a somewhat placid appendage to a tree limb.
"They're food sources for some critters; entertainment for some folks who hunt them," said Tom Stursa, DNR wildlife technician.
The DNR has never counted them, says Katie Haws, DNR regional nongame specialist. They're simply commonplace.
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