Do you want to teach your child about different kind of animals living in the world? Or do you want to make your child more compassionate towards animals? If you are nodding in agreement, then you must help your child color our porcupine coloring pages.
Porcupines are rotund rodents with needle-like spikes covering their sides, back, and tails. A single porcupine has a whopping 30,000 quills! When another animal attacks the porcupine, it detaches its quills and burrows it into the enemy’s flesh.
Today, we have ten of the most amazing coloring sheets for your child that feature porcupines. Scroll down to check them out!
1. Crested Porcupine:
Here is a coloring image of the crested porcupine. It has long, white quills on its back. You will find this animal in North Africa and on both sides of the Mediterranean Sea.
2. Brazilian Porcupine:
The cute porcupine you see here is a Brazilian porcupine. You will find Brazilian porcupines in Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Trinidad, and Venezuela. The Brazilian porcupines have short, thick, white or yellow color spikes and dark hair. These porcupines can grow up to 40 inches long.
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3. Amazed Porcupine:
Why is this porcupine looking so surprised? Its eyes are wide with amazement. What did it see in the forest? Did it spot a predator approaching? We don’t know the reason behind its astonishment, but one thing that we know is that your child will love coloring this page.
4. Cape Porcupine:
Here is a realistic coloring sheet of a Cape porcupine. Cape Porcupine is the largest rodent in South Africa and one of the biggest porcupines in the world. The porcupine has a short and sturdy structure with strips of short white spikes running along the middle of its rump. It has small eyes, ears, and very short whiskers.
5. Porcupine Listening To Music:
The animated porcupine is passing its time in the forest by listening to music. What do you think is its favorite genre of music? Rock or Jazz? Let your child use his wild imagination to color this page. He can use different shades of green for painting the grasses and trees in the background.
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This is one of the best porcupine coloring sheets, featuring Pachi, the porcupine. Pachi is the official mascot of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. The officials chose him as the mascot as is it indigenous to North and South American region. It has 41 spikes representing the different countries participating in this sporting event.
7. Mr. Pricklepants:
Meet Mr. Pricklepants, one of the characters from the film “Toy Story 3”. He is one of the toys owned by Bonnie. Mr. Pricklepants is the de facto leader of Bonnie’s toys. He views himself as a thespian. Mr. Pricklepants was the one who warned Woody about Lotso and even helped him get back to Sunnyside Daycare.
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8. Adorable Porcupine:
Take your child for a stroll in the garden and let him color this adorable coloring sheet while sitting there. The page shows a cute porcupine sniffing a beautiful flower. Any nature lover is sure to enjoy coloring this image.
9. The Friendly Porcupine:
The porcupine you see here is from the film “The Fox and the Hound”. It is a friendly porcupine who offered shelter to Tod when Badger chased him out of his den. The obese porcupine is brown in color in the film, but your child can color him here in his favorite hues. He can even use multiple colors to make the image more appealing.
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10. Porcupine On A Shopping Spree:
Here is a porcupine all ready to go shopping with his basket. Tell your child to use his imagination and add color to this scene. While your child is coloring, talk to him about counting money. You can even take him for grocery shopping with you after coloring this sheet. It would be a great way to spend quality time with your child.
We hope these free printable porcupine coloring pages help your child to identify the unique features of porcupines. Do tell us your child’s favorite coloring page from this series in the comments box below.
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