This Baby Porcupine Looks So Soft That You'll Want To Hug It

Can we cuddle?

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Clover, like all porcupines, was born without sharp quills. The soft quills will harden gradually and will be fully formed when the porcupine is 10 weeks old.

The zoo won't be able to determine if Clover is a boy or girl for a few more weeks.

Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a reporter and night editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Hawaii.

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