hog-nosed skunk


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Related to hog-nosed skunk: Conepatus leuconotus
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Noun1.hog-nosed skunk - large naked-muzzled skunk with white back and tailhog-nosed skunk - large naked-muzzled skunk with white back and tail; of southwestern North America and Mexico
polecat, wood pussy, skunk - American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae
Conepatus, genus Conepatus - a genus of Mustelidae
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Ferguson, Texas Tech University, for his paper entitled "Skunks at the crossroads: assessing the interplay between environmental, morphological, and genetic variation in the American hog-nosed skunk Conepatus leuconotus.
Take the Hog-nosed Skunk Flea sequence, a comic clash of colour and movement makes for a hilarious outcome.
Robert Parker's Texan kangaroo rat (pictured) and Sandra Madgwick's hog-nosed skunk flea were great fun and showed a real comic talent.
In addition, we live-trapped one, camera-trapped two, and identified one road-killed hog-nosed skunk in central Tamaulipas, Mexico, during 2004-2009 (Table 1).