hooded skunk


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Related to hooded skunk: Hog nosed skunk
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Noun1.hooded skunk - of Mexico and southernmost parts of southwestern United Stateshooded skunk - of Mexico and southernmost parts of southwestern United States
polecat, wood pussy, skunk - American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae
genus Mephitis, Mephitis - in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Mephitinae
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mephiditis, parasitizes the striped skunk, the hooded skunk (Mephitis tnacroura Lichtenstein) and, curiously, the island fox (Urocyon littoralis (Baird)) in North America (Price et al.
At the same camera trap, the raccoon (Procyon lotor), white-nosed coati, gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), and hooded skunk (Mephitis macroura) were recorded.
It seems that it's mating season for striped, hog-nosed and hooded skunks.