striped skunk

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Synonyms for striped skunk

most common and widespread North American skunk

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grids stations camera-nights Badger Taxidea taxus 27 46 51 Coyote Canis latrans 50 164 207 Raccoon Procyon lotor 12 28 46 Striped Skunk Mephitis mephitis 24 52 89 Swift Fox Vulpes velox 45 149 280 TABLE 2--Model selection results for swift fox occupancy on 52 grids surveyed in eastern Colorado, August-October 2011.
Between 3 July 2005 and 13 August 2008, six Virginia opossums, nine raccoons, and one striped skunk were live-trapped and killed with a 0.
Southern flying squirrels, striped skunks, and masked shrews all transmitted A.
familiaris), striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), eastern cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus), squirrels (Sciurus spp.
lupus familiaris) Domestic cat (Felis catus) Striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) White-tailed deer 2 2 (Odocoileus virginianus) Unidentified 1 2 Totals 24 27 30 (a) This study.
Decreases in striped skunk population size are often attributed to disease epizootics (Fuller and Kuehn, 1985; Wade-Smith and Verts, 1982) but no one working in the Park found any anecdotal evidence of disease in the study population.
Nine raccoons (Procyon lotor), 6 Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana), and 1 striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) collected from Keith County, Nebraska were examined for helminth parasites.
The area around Flagstaff, Arizona (Coconino County), USA, was free of sustained rabies virus transmission until 2001, when a spillover of a bat rabies virus variant was followed by a suspected host shift, with increased transmission in striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) populations (5).
Less than 1 hr later (2328 hrs), a striped skunk depredated the nest followed by a gray fox that visited the nest at 2344 hrs.
Biological Survey collected a male striped skunk (USNM 118618) on 12 September 1902 from the Castle Mountains in southern Ward County.
ABSTRACT--The usefulness of scent-station and spotlight techniques for monitoring relative abundance of the eastern spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius) and the striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) in Tennessee was assessed from March 1996 through June 1997.
Those species remaining are the badger, beaver, bobcat, coyote, gray fox, muskrat, mink, opossum, raccoon, spotted and striped skunk, and weasel.
Populations of muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus), mink (Musteta vison), eastern spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius), long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata), and striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) have decreased.
Avian predators were the California gull, common raven (Corvus corax), and red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), and mammalian predators were the gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), raccoon (Procyon lotor), rat (Rattus), striped skunk, and Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana; Table 2).
Records of the striped skunk are absent in an area of south Texas which includes Duval County in the north and, from west to east, Zapata, Jim Hogg, Brooks and Kenedy counties.