"Why, that is the one I meant," exclaimed the spotted skunk.
The spotted skunk may be an even more important enemy of the woodrat, although the evidence is circumstantial.
Another brother was called the spotted skunk, because the spot on his neck was so large.
At the same minute the spotted skunk thought he heard somebody, so he stopped to listen.
This same defense posture also was observed in rattlesnakes when presented with the odor of the spotted skunk, Spilogale phenax.
Once he met the spotted skunk, his brother, and they whispered together for a few minutes.