Length: 75cm Weight: 12kg(male)
Length: 78cm
Weight: 13kg(female)

The body is covered with quills, spines and flattened black bristles. The quillsa are white with black rings and are about 30cm long. On the neck and back the quills and spines are longer and thinner and can be erected. The rest of the body, the face and short legs are covered with coarse with black hair.