An American skunk with a bare elongated snout and a black face, found in rugged terrain.
- Genus Conepatus, family Mustelidae: several species.
- Even the hog-nosed skunk, which digs for most of its food, will eat fruits and carrion on occasion.
- The hog-nosed skunk is found in small numbers in the pinon-juniper woodlands of southeastern Colorado.
- The defensive secretion of the hog-nosed skunk differs from that of the spotted skunk and the striped skunk.
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Syllabification: hog-nosed skunk
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