Guide of Fauna


  • Familia: Mephitidae
    Genero: Conepatus
    Nombre Cientifico: chinga

    Scientific name: Conepatus fuck.

    Food: Omnivorous.

    Distribution: Four subspecies in Chile, its own highland regions of Arica and Parinacota and Tarapacá and the other 3 from the Coquimbo Region of Magallanes.

    Length: 54-72 inches.

    The chinge has a size of 70 centrimetros. Its body is robust and more refined in its tail, has its elongated with prominent ears and short legs with strong claws snout. Their habits make him a generally solitary and nocturnal omnivore.

    It is able to create their own cave, but generally preferred to employ the other animals. The essential feature of this animal is undoubtedly the terrible smell that expels as a form of protection.

    Paises en donde vive la/el Chingue


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