Can you finish this sentence: An urson is the Canadian ___________.
How ’bout another hint: The urson was once thought the only species of ____________ which has the power to climb trees.
OK: The word urson refers to an animal sometimes known as the quill pig or spined pig.
Got it? Yes! PORCUPINE!
An urson is the Canadian Porcupine. The word urson derives from the French ourson or ours for bear.
Aren’t you happy to have met both the word and the animal urson today?
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