Sunday, 25 March 2018

Porcupines in Hong Kong: Our Night Safari

The Malayan or East-Asian Porcupine (Hystrix brachyura) is native to Hong Kong and has become much more common in recent decades than they were in the 1960s.

The paths of Hong Kong island are frequented by joggers in the evening. The joggers can get a surprise when a porcupine or sometimes a whole family appears in front of them.

Here is the result of our night safari at a location on Hong Kong island last November: