brush-tailed porcupine


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Noun1.brush-tailed porcupine - porcupine with a tuft of large beaded bristles on the tail
Old World porcupine - terrestrial porcupine
Atherurus, genus Atherurus - a genus of Hystricidae
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Tioman has quite a few protected species of mammals, including the binturong, long-tailed macaque, slow loris, black giant squirrel, red giant flying squirrel, mouse deer, brush-tailed porcupine, and common palm civet, from a total of 45 species of mammals and 138 species of birds, including the majestic frigate bird.