It's a Porcupine! The Utica Zoo's population grew by 2 with the birth of baby porcupines. I know they say all babies are cute, but these guys look like tiny punk rockers with their blonde mohawks. Check out the videos and pictures.
The frog and toad population has been dropping rapidly in Central New York. Without these creatures our whole ecosystem could be out of whack. With everyone's help we may be able to rescue our amphibian friends.