Adventure Aquarium celebrates Gonzo the porcupine’s birthday

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CAMDEN,NJ- Adventure Aquarium helped Gonzo the Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine celebrate his 3rd birthday today in style!

He got presents and even his own cake! The cake was made from sweet potatoes and covered in his favorite fruit (Bananas, Kiwi, and strawberries)and it was topped with a carrot for a candle! From all of us here at PHL17 we want to wish you the very best Gonzo and here's to many more to come!

He's called a prehensile-tailed porcupine because his tail is one of the few places he doesn't have quills and in the wild he would use it to grasp onto branches since he would live most of his life in trees.

FUN FACT: Porcupines in captivity have been known to live up to 27 years! Here's to many more wonderful years at Adventure Aquarium Gonzo!


For more information on how you can meet Gonzo or any of the other wonderful critters at Adventure Aquarium, head on over to their website.