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Striped Hog-nosed Skunk Conepatus semistriatus
2012-07-17 14:50:26

The striped hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus semistriatus) is native to South and Central America, but its range is fragmented. It is able to live in many habitats, including tropical areas and arid scrub forests. It prefers to reside in foothills with bushy scrub, and will avoid deserts or heavily forested areas. It is a nocturnal creature that feeds mainly on small vertebrates, fruits, and...

American Hog-nosed Skunk Conepatus leuconotus
2012-07-17 14:46:45

The American hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus leuconotus), also known as the rooter skunk, is native to North and Central America. This species’ large range includes much of Mexico, and Texas and Colorado in the United States. In its range, it prefers a habitat within rocky terrain, streambeds, and canyons, and in Mexico, it occurs in many areas including mountains, tropical areas, and thorn...

Western Hog-nosed Skunk Common Hog-nosed Skunk
2007-06-25 07:48:03

The Western Hog-nosed Skunk, Conepatus mesoleucus, also known as the Common Hog-nosed Skunk, is a species of skunk native to the southwestern United States (Arizona to southern Texas) south through Mexico to Nicaragua. In Texas it is commonly called the rooter skunk for its habit of rooting and overturning rocks and debris in search of food. This species tends to inhabit rocky foothills and...

Western Hog-nosed Skunk
2007-01-22 14:55:46

The western hog-nosed skunk or common hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus mesoleucus) is a species of hog-nosed skunk native from the southwestern United States (Arizona to southern Texas). It is also found south through Mexico to Nicaragua. In Texas, it is commonly known as the rooter skunk for its habit of rooting and overturning rocks and debris in search of food. The western hog-nosed skunk is a...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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