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skunk

A regional slang term for:
(1) Marijuana, see there.
(2) Heroin, see there.
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"Temperature plays a big role in the winter activity patterns of striped skunks," he said.
Striped skunks were found more often in woodland areas and less often in arable land ([chi square] = 13.62, df = 3, P = 0.007).
Opossums, raccoons and striped skunks were parasitized by a relatively low diversity of ectoparasites in this study when compared to ectoparasites reported from the same host species in other regions.
Host species tested for Anaplasma phagocytophiluum reservoir competence, southeastern New York, USA, 2008-2010 * Host species Common name Mammals Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum Glaucomys volans Southern flying squirrel Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk Peromyscus leucopus White-footed mouse Procyon lotor Raccoon Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Eastern red squirrel Birds Catharus fuscescens Veery Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Hylocichla mustelina Wood thrush Turdus migratorius American robin No.
Other species detected using these methods included raccoons, opossums, domestic dogs, squirrels, eastern cottontails, striped skunks, turkey vultures (Cathartes aura), black vultures (Coragyps atratus), a woodchuck, a domestic cat, a wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), and a nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus).
Unfortunately, striped skunks are finding fewer places free of the human influences that tempt them into trouble.
We documented the widespread presence of coyotes (Canis latrans), striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), and raccoons (Procyon lotor), and the localized presence of bobcats (Lynx rufus), gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), and Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana).
Public perception in central Texas is that some mesopredator species, especially raccoons (Procyon lotor) and striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), have increased in abundance during recent years.
ABSTRACT -- Trap success of striped skunks, Mephitis mephitis, is known to vary according to year, month, weather and sex of the animal.
The virus had also turned up in 17 other vertebrate species, including cats, dogs, chipmunks, striped skunks, bats, and alpacas.
There are now, for example, striped skunks living near Churchill, Manitoba, and opossums (yes, opossums!) in northwestern Minnesota.