Entry from British & World English dictionary
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.
- 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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