hooded skunk
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Order Carnivora

Family Mephitidae

Scientific Name

Mephitis macroura

Thumbnail Description

They shelter in a burrow or a nest of thick plant cover during the day and are active at night

Size & Weight

Unknown

Habitat

Grasslands, deserts, foothills of mountains

Distribution

Southwestern United States, southern Mexico

Diet

Vegetation (prickly pear), insects, small vertebrates, bird eggs, nematodes, roundworms, fleas

Reproduction

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Groups

Unknown

Behavior

Nocturnal, Solitary

Conservation Status

Least Concern