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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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Skunks have become a perennial problem in Vernon Hills.
Later this season, visitors can expect to see a new addition: a striped skunk.
Sessie and Fudge are striped skunks native to North America but are right at home in Golcar where they live with Lizzie Jacobs-Gray and husband Eddi Jacobs.
Few studies have examined habitat use and the importance of cover to spotted skunks within the foothill transitional habitat that defines the shift from lowland grasslands to mountain ranges that are abundant across the Rocky Mountain States, which comprise the predicted northern contact zone between S.
mephitis), hooded skunks may be distinguished by a distinct tuft of longer hairs present on the back of the neck and head.
Bowls of kibble on porches attract both friendly feline strays and bold, hungry wildlife like skunks.
Despite a reputation for stinking up the neighbourhood, skunks are actually helpful creatures that spray their offensive perfume only under extreme circumstances.
Mother skunks are very protective of her babies and will spray if they feel threatened danger.
Brooks and other experts say skunks are prevalent in Worcester because they will consume almost anything available to them.
She advertised the event via Facebook and was thrilled when 29 owners, all dotty about their pet skunks, put in entries.
There willl also be a fancy dress section and the 43-year-old will deck her three skunks - Essence, Effy and Pepe Le Pew - in bride, groom and bridesmaid outfits.