African Crested Porcupine

Pan Handle Exotics

Common Name: African Crested Porcupine

Scientific Name: Hystrix Cristata

General Information: African Crested Porcupines originate from Italy, North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. The average lifespan is 12 - 15 years. Adult size is approximately 24" - 33" long.

Porcupines are a low maintenance, easy to care for animal. They require an outside enclosure with a concrete base to prevent digging. They have a social personality and enjoy attention. They can be surprising sweet if purchased as a hand fed baby.

Diet: Once weaned, we feed our African Crested's rodent block, fruit and vegetables.

Price:

Standard

$799.99

Albino

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Availability: African Crested Porcupines typically breed throughout the year, come by the store or give us a call at (850) 542-4410 to see if we have babies ready now!

Permit Information: A free class 3 permit is required in the state of Florida. Each state has different laws. If you live outside the state of Florida check with your local Fish & Wildlife first to ensure the animal is legal and obtain any required permit before hand. For species requiring a permit in Florida, we offer free assistance to Florida residents once the animal has been reserved!

Shipping: Can this animal be shipped? Yes! If you are unable to pickup at our store in Pensacola, Florida we are able to ship to your nearest major airport!

Financing: Financing is NOT required however, financing is available for any purchase totaling $300 or more before tax if desired. This can be used for both the animal and supplies! If you are interested in financing you can apply online at www.PanhandleExotics.com/finance.htm for instant approval!

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