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Marten live in Scandinavia.

Wolverine: Chasing the Phantom ~ Photo Gallery | Nature | PBS

Wolverine: Chasing the Phantom

Like many other mustelids, it has potent anal scent glands used for marking territory and sexual signaling. The pungent odor has given rise to the nicknames "skunk bear" and "nasty cat." Wolverines, like other mustelids, possess a special upper molar in the back of the mouth that is rotated 90 degrees, towards the inside of the mouth. This special characteristic allows wolverines to tear off meat from prey or carrion that has been frozen solid.

Like many other mustelids, it has potent anal scent glands used for marking…

Found in isolated, northerly regions of North America, Eastern Europe and Asia, the wolverine is a shy animal that favors the deep wilderness.  It is known for its elusiveness, voracious appetite and formidable demeanor. (Photo by Kathryn Clappison)

Found in isolated, northerly regions of North America, Eastern Europe and Asia, the wolverine is a shy animal that favors the deep wilderness. It is known for its elusiveness, voracious appetite and formidable demeanor. (Photo by Kathryn Clappison)

Rare Wolverines Closer to Getting Long-Awaited Federal Protections

Wolverine (Gulo gulo). Sweden. Photo by Daniel Ekerot (at https://www.flickr.com/photos/ekerotse/6646372671/).

Wolverine (Gulo gulo). Sweden. Photo by Daniel Ekerot (at https://www.flickr.com/photos/ekerotse/6646372671/).

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