WOLVERINE (Gulo gulo), a carnivorous mammal, is the largest land member of the WEASEL family, about the size of a large dog. Its fur is dark brown, with paler stripes extending along either flank, and is valued as trim for garments because it sheds moisture. Wolverines are known as "skunk bears" because they mark their territory and food with a foul-smelling fluid secreted by anal musk glands. They are strong and aggressive when interfered with. Wolverines are nomadic scavengers; they are...

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