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Although popularized in American Cartoons as females having a single stripe and males having two stripes, Hooded skunks (Mephitis macroura) may have one or two stripes, depending on the type. Striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis) have two stripes. Spotted skunks (Spilogale putorius) have interrupted stripes on their sides and backs. Hog-nosed skunks (Conepatus)typically have a single stripe, but this pattern varies.

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the stripe on all skunks backs are unique so they can tell each other apart (and so can we).



black with a white stripe down the back


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it varies. skunks can have different colors: black, white (even if not albino), lavender, brown, black and white, brown and white, etc... striped skunks have a long stripe going through their back. spotted skunks aren't spotted, but more like having many short stripes. hog-nosed skunks differs within the group, but known to have thick stripe that covers most of their back


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