spotted skunk

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Noun1.spotted skunk - small skunk with a marbled black and white coatspotted skunk - small skunk with a marbled black and white coat; of United States 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
genus Spilogale, Spilogale - a genus of Mustelidae
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Northern flying squirrels, mice, birds, chipmunks, spotted skunks, short-tailed weasels, Douglas squirrel, snowshoe hare.
The handful of published reports related to the ecology of spotted skunks has demonstrated the importance of vegetative cover in selection of habitat for both species.
Thus, the skunk specimen reported herein clearly is not associated with striped skunk, hog-nosed skunks (Conepatus), nor spotted skunks (Spilogale).
Space use and resource selection by eastern spotted skunks in the Ouachita mountains, Arkansas.
Island spotted skunks are nocturnal, so we determined spatial locations of skunks using a combination of radiotelemetric triangulation during the night, radiotelemetric homing on skunks in dens during the day, and locations of traps in which skunks were captured.
Spotted skunks, for example, have a 150-mile range, returning to the scene of the crime is not out of the question.
Arranged in eleven sections containing these and other categories the poems conclude with a light-hearted tale about spotted skunks. The construct of the poems depends on the sounds of music and nature more than rhyme meter or word meaning.
we've seen giraffes, spotted hyenas, spotted skunks, owls ...
Populations of eastern spotted skunks in Nebraska decreased significantly in the 1940s and has yet to increase (Figs.
However, the application of these procedures for monitoring trends of eastern spotted skunks (Spilogale putorius) and striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis) have not been examined in detail.
For example, activity and movements of western spotted skunks have been conducted in the western extent of their geographic range (Carroll, 2000) and on islands where striped skunks do not occur (Crooks and Van Vuren, 1995).
Spotted skunks (genus Spilogale) are small skunks that occur over much of the continental United States and Mexico, ranging north to British Columbia and south to Costa Rica (Hall 1981).