Humboldt's hog-nosed skunk

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Humboldt's hog-nosed skunk

Order : Carnivora
Family : Mustelidae
Subfamily : Mephitinae
Species : Conepatus humboldtii


The Humboldt's hog-nosed skunk, patagonian hog-nosed skink is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Humboldt
A young / baby of a Humboldt is called a 'kit'. A Humboldt group is called a 'surfeit or stink'.
Argentina, Chile and Paraguay

Facts about the Humboldt's hog-nosed skunk

or Conepatus humboldtii is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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