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HUNTING PORCUPINE IN NAMIBIA

EXPLORE 3 DESTINATIONS FOR HUNTING PORCUPINE AND PLAN YOUR NEXT NAMIBIA HUNTING TRIP

Stalking, Bowhunting, Hunting from a Blind, Safari


The porcupine is a small game trophy hunt and is found throughout in all types of african hunting terrains be it a desert, mountain or a tropical forest. This small game hunt, Porcupine is social and noctural in nature and loves to hang out in family groups. Porcupines are basically categorised into three sub-species by game researches, they are:


  • Cape Porcupine Game

  • Crested Porcupine Game

  • African Bush-Tailed Porcupine Game

Porcupine can be an easy species to search and hunt for, if you know where to look for these land-shuffling creatures. Porcupine can be hunted from a blind or can be hunt by stalking from the ground, using a variety of hunting methods such as with a bow, handgun, cross bow, rifle and even airgun. Trophy African Porcupine have long coarse quills and bristles of dark, brown, black, grey and white colors and are a monstrous looking species to hunt and to add to a bag- a perfect addition to a combination of bigger hunts. At the time of trophy hunting of this small beautiful game, hunters don't bother much about the type of porcupine and treat them as equal trophy hunt. In most african countries, you can't find and hunt Porcupine on their trophy lists.

The porcupine hunt can also get the hunter search deep into the brush, opening up more opportunities than expected to see other animal species along the way. A wildlife bundle to take in and enjoy on the stalk hunt for Porcupine. Porcupine hunt is a thrill for any aged hunter and a treat to harvest, its meat tender and delicious cooked up in a stew or à la carte.

Basic Info


African Porcupine, North American Porcupine

Scientific name: Erethizon dorsatum

Size: length 64 - 91 cm, tail 14.5 – 30 cm

Weight: 5 – 16 kg

Lifespan: 7 years

Methods: Bow hunting, Hunting from a blind, Safari, Stalking

Continent(s): Africa, Asia, Southern Europe, North America