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This is a drawing of a hog-nosed skunk.

Skunks are well-known for having a liquid that has a very foul odor. This skunk lives in Mexico, Central America and in South America. Hog-nosed skunks are named for their pig-like nose, which is used for rooting for beetles, grubs, and various larvae. Skunks vary by species, but hog-nosed ones all have strong muscles for digging, short hair, and long claws. Most of these skunks have a single white stripe on their back, but each individual skunk varies.  They make their own burrows for protection, but also use abandoned ones. They are nocturnal creatures, and not seen very much.

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