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skunk

A regional slang term for:
(1) Marijuana, see there.
(2) Heroin, see there.

skunk

a musteline mammal of the subfamily Mephitinae. The best-known animal in this group is the striped skunk Mephitis mephitis, a cat-size, mostly nocturnal, burrowing animal with a beautiful black coat and two longitudinal white stripes that run into the tail. It can also eject a powerfully pungent foul-smelling liquid up to 10 feet through the air.

skunk cabbage
skunk descenting
skunk rabies
skunks are an important reservoir host of rabies in North America where they are the most common cause of rabies in cattle.
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Officials agreed and offered to reimburse up to $75 per trapped skunk.
The Salato Centers skunk is now training for its public appearances and will not be on permanent exhibit until later in the year.
If the skunk bites or scratches your dog, immediately take him to your veterinarian for medical attention and help reporting the incident to your local health department.
putorius, information on the natural history associated with both spotted skunk species in North America is lacking.
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If the skunk bites your cat, aside from taking him for medical attention, contact the local health department immediately.
With its light and funny story, Skunk on a String is certain to get laughs out of kids of all ages.
Foul-smelling skunk oil is produced in two glands near the anus.
How a skunk would have ended up in the city was initially a mystery as the animals are naturally found in America, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Snow inhaled two balloons of vapour during the trial of skunk, under Professor Val Curran, a leading expert on the effects of illegal drugs on the brain.
What not to do became evident with the arrest in August 2013 of a 77-year-old Worcester man for using a "leg hold'' trap that led to the death of a captured skunk.
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