The case of a dead porcupine in Codroy Valley is making national news. “But this is the first time we have ever had a report of a living or dead porcupine on the island,” Shelley Moores, a senior wildlife manager with Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Environment and Conservation, told the National Post. “They can survive those temperatures and they probably eat the same kinds of trees, so they would probably do decently well in Newfoundland — it is really just a matter of having enough of them to start a population,” says Greg Bole, an instructor in the zoology department at the University of British Columbia. Is this unlucky porcupine leading the charge to colonize Newfoundland? Read the article at the National Post.

Source: National Post