scent gland

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scent gland

n.
A specialized apocrine gland found in many mammals that produces a strong-smelling substance.
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Cats have scent glands on each side of the forehead, on the chin, the lips and alongside the tail.
After many years of photographing late-season winter whitetails, I have learned that after a morning feed, bucks will frequently visit the same dense early season rub sites to browse and work their antlers and scent glands.
One, a shot skunk voiding the final dregs of his scent glands makes for an eye-burning event.
Culturing bacteria from various mammal scent glands has generally yielded only one or two, or sometimes five, kinds.
Hunted for their scent glands, the musk deer are generally shy and not many sightings have been reported in Uttarakhand.
Sadly, they were hunted to extinction in Britain for fur, meat and scent glands, probably disappearing from Wales around the 15th century.
Sadly, they were hunted to extinction in Britain for fur, meat and scent glands in the Middle Ages, probably disappearing from Wales around the 15th century.
The researchers were able to show that the diversity of odor-producing bacteria in spotted hyena scent glands is much greater than historical studies of mammals had suggested.
mib NB - Irreverent Skunk Fact of the Day: The mammal has highly developed anal scent glands inside the rectum at the base of its tail to ward off bears and other predators.
She said: "A man came in and brought a beautiful corn snake, a skunk which had had its scent glands removed, an owl, a dragon lizard, spiders, a rabbit and a little dog.
The name refers to posterior scent glands that emit a foul odor when the insect is squashed or pressured.