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Related to Conepatus: hog-nosed skunk
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Noun1.Conepatus - a genus of MustelidaeConepatus - a genus of Mustelidae    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Mustelidae, Mustelidae - weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
badger skunk, Conepatus leuconotus, hognosed skunk, hog-nosed skunk, rooter skunk - large naked-muzzled skunk with white back and tail; of southwestern North America and Mexico
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However, at the county and local level, ringtail (Bassariscus astutus), Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana), and skunks (Mephitis mephitis and Conepatus mesoleucus) also exhibited significant trends in abundance.
Ten carnivores (two Patagonia skunks, Conepatus humboldtii, four Culpeo foxes and four small cats) were trapped in ANP.