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African Porcupine Hunt

African Porcupine Hunt Details

At Texas Hunt Lodge, we offer a unique opportunity to hunt genuine African Porcupine right here in Texas. As far as we know, we’re one of the only ranches where you can hunt African Porcupine outside of Africa. These impressive creatures, also known as crested porcupines (Hystrix cristata), make for exceptional life-size trophies.

Our African Porcupine hunts are available year-round, with no seasonal restrictions, making it a suitable trophy pursuit at any time of the year. Whether you’re looking to add to your trophy collection or experience the thrill of hunting these fascinating animals, we’re here to make it happen.

When it comes to hunting methods, we typically let our hunters choose their preferred approach. However, we recommend using a .17 or .22 rifle, or a .410 shotgun for this hunt. While it’s not a difficult hunt, it’s sure to provide an exciting and unique experience.

At Texas Hunt Lodge, we pride ourselves on our ability to accommodate hunters of any age and experience level, as well as those with physical disabilities. Our goal is to ensure that every hunter has a memorable and rewarding hunting experience.

So if you’re ready for a one-of-a-kind hunting adventure and the chance to harvest a genuine African Porcupine trophy right here in Texas, look no further than Texas Hunt Lodge.


African Porcupine Trophy Fee

African Porcupine Trophy Fee: $ 2500 *

Trophy Fee is in addition to $395 per day which covers All-Inclusive Hunt Package.
Non-hunting guests may accompany the hunter for an additional $200 per day which covers lodging, meals and amenities as well.

The African Porcupine, also known as the crested porcupine (Hystrix cristata), is native to various regions across Africa, including sub-Saharan Africa and parts of North Africa. These fascinating creatures are renowned for their distinctive appearance, characterized by their large quills or spines that cover their bodies.

Historically, African Porcupines have played significant roles in African folklore and cultural beliefs, often being revered or feared for their formidable defensive capabilities. They are primarily nocturnal animals, preferring to forage for food during the night and seeking shelter in burrows or rocky crevices during the day.

African Porcupines are herbivores, feeding on a variety of plant materials such as roots, bulbs, fruits, and bark. Despite their herbivorous diet, they are equipped with sharp quills that serve as a highly effective defense mechanism against predators. When threatened, these porcupines can erect their quills and rattle them as a warning, and if necessary, they can also use their quills defensively by lashing out or backing into an attacker.

Their ability to adapt to various habitats, including grasslands, savannas, forests, and rocky areas, has contributed to their widespread distribution across the African continent. Today, African Porcupines are not only integral parts of their ecosystems but also subjects of interest for wildlife enthusiasts and hunters seeking unique trophy opportunities.

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