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    National Park South Dakota

Shrubs - Red Raspberry

Red Raspberry - Rubus idaeus subsp. sachalinensis
Red Raspberry - Rubus idaeus subsp. sachalinensis
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Many birds and animals eat the fruit of the Red Raspberry. To some extent, deer will browse the leaves. Raspberry thickets provide cover for many animals throughout the Black Hills.

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Porcupine in tree

Porcupine babies are called porcupettes. When they are born they have 15,000 quills. Porcupettes are born in the spring and, lucky for mom, the quills are soft. They can climb trees within an hour of birth. More...