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Hooded Skunk Mephitis macroura

Track Hindprints 1 1/4 2" (3250 mm) long, slightly narrower, broader at front; somewhat flat-footed. Because skunks shuffle and waddle, tracks are relatively close together, and foreprints and hindprints usually do not overlap. When animal is running, stride is longer, and hindfeet print ahead of forefeet. Trail undulates slightly because of waddling walk.

Sign Scat: Varies (as with most omnivores): generally dark, cylindrical, sometimes segmented, varying in size.

 

 

 

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