Essay by Judy Miller
Wildlife – October 2008 – Colorado Central Magazine
WHEN FOLKS BUILD HOMES (or mansions) next to wilderness, they are often shocked to learn that the wilderness is, in fact, wild. Critters they once thought of as cute and charming are suddenly villainous and voracious, devouring flower beds, tunneling under irrigation systems, even munching on pricey trees dropped into the landscape by crane. And one of the most determined predators is the porcupine.