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Southern Spotted Skunk

Spilogale angustifrons


The entire black body displayed white spots throughout the body. Some spots were so close that they appeared from a distance to be stripes. This species is nocturnal, mainly terrestrial (but climbs well), and omnivorous - feeding on insects, small mammals, fruit, grain, birds and bird eggs (Reid 1997).


Uncommon yet widespread in farmland, open woodland, and brush; open in dry, rocky areas. The species occurs from lowlands to 300 m (Reid 1997).


This image was taken as part of a survey project by Paso Pacifico and partly sponsored by O.

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sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 8 years ago

Nice find. I like these night camera shots.

Indio Jones
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Indio Jones

Rivas, Nicaragua

Spotted on May 8, 2013
Submitted on Jan 31, 2014

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