Skip to comments.In Council celebrating the 4th of July comes with a parade, fireworks and porcupine races
Posted on 07/02/2010 6:19:37 AM PDT by kbennkc
After all, nothing says "so long, suckers" like a race for glory in which drowsy rodents are steered with brooms and plastic garbage cans across a high school football field.
No animals are injured in the annual running of the porcupines, say locals in western Idaho's Adams County. And neither are the humans, though some have been barbed by quills.
Read more: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2010/07/02/1253632/a-prickly-tradition.html#ixzz0sWw4gaoW
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I have never seen a porcupine up close. Only on t.v. Do they run fast or is it just funny to watch? On Maryland’s eastern shore, there are crab races. No, they don’t move fast just a hoot to watch.
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