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Maká (mah-KAH)

Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis)

The skunk has powers of the earth, closely connected to Ina Maka. The skunk lives and moves the earth with its long sharp claws. Skunks move in slow precise movements and are known to pack a punch when they spray. The smell of a skunk is unmistakeable.

Courage: The skunk does not back away from other animals

Color: Black and white, stripped 

Length: 24 inches

Weight: 12 pounds

Lifespan: 2-5 years in wild 

MPH: 10 MPH (can spray up to 15 feet)

Skunk: Welcome
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