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Eastern and Western Spotted Skunks

Eastern Spotted Skunk
Spilogale putorius

Description
A small skunk, virtually identical to Western Spotted Skunk. Black with horizontal white stripes on neck and shoulders, irregular vertical stripes and elongated spots on sides. White spots on top of head, between eyes. Tail with white tip. L 13 1/2–22" (343–563 mm); T 2 3/4 –8 5/8" (68–219 mm); HF 1 1/4–2 1/4" (33–56 mm); Wt 27 –35 oz (784–999 g).

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Western Spotted Skunk
Spilogale gracilis

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A small skunk. Black, with horizontal white stripes on neck and shoulders; irregular vertical stripes and elongated spots on sides. White spots on top of head, between eyes. Tail has white tip. L 13 5/8–18 3/4" (345–473 mm); T 4 1/4 –7" (110–178 mm); HF 1 1/2 –2 1/8" (37–55 mm); Wt 1–1 1/2 lb (2.2–3.3 kg).

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