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Adorable Porcupine Celebrates Its 6th Birthday

September 16, 2013
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A Reddit user posted a photo showing an adorable porcupine wearing a festive hat celebrating its 6th birthday. The Reddit user says Ernie lives at the zoo where her mom works. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) says Ernie isn't the only porcupine to gain Internet fame recently.

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