What is the difference between polecat and skunk?

Answer

A polecat is a mammal from the weasel family, often ferret-like. It comes from the genus Mustela or Vormela. It is carnivorous, which means it eats other animals. The skunk is a mammal from the genus Mephitis and is omnivorous, which means it eats both plants and animals.
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