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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For carnivore species whose distribution includes the United States, only one species remains for which home range or space-use patterns have not been examined: the American hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus leuconotus; hereafter hog-nosed skunk; Rosatte and Lariviere, 2003).
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.
Although it is one of the most widespread South American mammals, little is known about the biology and ecology of the Molina's hog-nosed skunk Conepatus chinga (Molina, 1782).
The Andean hog-nosed skunk Conepatus chinga Molina, 1782 as a new definitive host for Spirometra erinacei Faust, Campbell & Kellog, 1929.
Robert Parker's Texan kangaroo rat (pictured) and Sandra Madgwick's hog-nosed skunk flea were great fun and showed a real comic talent.
Activity patterns, home-range and habitat selection of the common hog-nosed skunk, Conepatus chinga (Mustelidae, Mammalia), in northwestern Patagonia.
Conepatus mesoleucus (common hog-nosed skunk).-(ASNHC 8500, 26 August 1992) This specimen was a female, found east of Big Spring, with no embryos and only the skull was catalogued.
-- The lower jaws were salvaged from a hog-nosed skunk (TAIC 1615) 6 mi N, 1 mi E of Lampasas in Lampasas County (14 569278E, 3443980N) on 14 July 1996.
-- The currently known range of the hog-nosed skunk in Texas was reported by Manning et al.
Conepatus mesoleucus mearnsi Merriam, 1902, hog-nosed skunk. -- This is the more common of the two skunk species in the mountains, based on the take by fur trappers.
The latter group is represented by the collared lizard, long-nosed snake, Merriam's pocket mouse, hog-nosed skunk, cactus wren, and rufouscrowned sparrow which are characteristic of open evergreen woodland and hence typical of those counties in group three (Fig.