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Ingested Porcupine Quill Pokes Hole in Woman's Aorta

A woman who went to the emergency room for chest pain learned that her symptoms had a rather unusual cause…
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Quoth the Raven: “Thanks, lady!”

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Raven Asks Human for Help with Painful Quills After Porcupine Attack The young raven fledgling who visited Cleary’s Nova Scotia home last month had just borne the brunt of a porcupine attack, and was clearly reaching out to Cleary f...

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A young raven trusts a human will help relieve his pain from porcupine quills after he was attacked. What I love about this video is how Wilfred, as the family named him, knew what to do to get help, because he couldn't pull out the...

"Raven Asks Human for Help with Painful Quills After Porcupine Attack."

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse

The bird screeches but stays put until the woman has yanked out 4 quills.

MIT Scientists Develop Stronger Adhesives and Less Painful Needles Based on the Quills of Porcupines

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

When looking at porcupine quills, most people see them as a reason to go to the hospital, instead of something that might make and emergency room visit a little easier. Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are examini...


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