Sky Island Skunks

Hog-nosed Skunk (Conepatus leuconotus)American hog-nosed skunk

Hooded Skunk (Mephitis macroura)Hooded skunk

Hooded skunks have variable coat patterns and can look like entirely different species. Below are all hooded skunks but a consistent trait is long shaggy fur and a tail that is much longer than it’s body.

Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis)

Western Spotted Skunk (Spilogale gracilis)