Officials are now waiting on toxicology results to get further information.
We hope his friends and family get some closure with this sad passing.
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Prickly has never been so cute!
A Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine was born at the Stone Zoo about a month ago, and it is one cute prick!
Obviously we can't be running off and petting this adorable little guy because well that's dangerous!
Porcupines have sharp needles on their body, which they use as a defense against predators.
It is effective, but not effective when we want to hug them!
Guess these amazing pictures (below) will just have to do instead of the petting festival!
Check 'em out!
[Image via Stone Zoo.]
Oh.Em.Gee…It's just…too much….to handle!
A baby porcupine has discovered the magical deliciousness of bananas and just can't contain his love of fruit!
So much so…that he HICCUPS!!!!
We're gushing HARD over this porcupine!!! He's TOO AMAZING!!!
Watch the cuteness (above)! WATCH IT NOW!
Ollie has been one busy porcupine!
Arriving at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park in 1998, Ollie has been a great educational animal for the zoo.
Now, Ollie has a daughter all his own!
Named Pollie, (so sweetz!) the baby porcupette looks too CUTEz!
Pollie is the first Prehensile-tailed porcupine birth at the park and the entire excited is excited for Ollie and his mate, Miss Piggy!
Congrats, you two!
Bella is able to go home after a porcupine got the best of her during some family time at the pool.
The spiky attacker wants a drink to cool off from the scorching heat.
Bella and her doggies siblings got a bit too close and she was stuck with over 500 painful quills in face, fets, and mouth.
Check out the video (above) to hear more on poor Bella's bad day.
Teddy Bear is Zooniversity's talking porcupine and he is crazy cute.
Here Teddy (love the name btw) gets to enjoy some Valentine's Day treats.
At one point the woman behind the camera asks: