Definition of stink badger in English:

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stink badger


A SE Asian badger with a long mobile snout, short stout limbs, and anal glands that contain a foul-smelling liquid which can be squirted at an attacker.
  • Genus Mydaus, family Mustelidae: two species, including the teledu.
Example sentences
  • Saucer-eyed tarsiers, pale moon rats and scruffy stink badgers perch stiffly in glass cases.
  • Coloration in skunks and stink badgers serves as an aposematic signal to would-be predators.
  • Two species of stink badgers, also included in this family, are the closest living relatives to skunks.

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