Some animals produce strong smells to mark their territory. They put stinky liquid on branches or rocks to tell other creatures, “This place belongs to me.” Animals also use strong odors as a defense. Some of them smell so disgusting that predators leave them alone. And there are a few creatures that smell really bad because of what they eat or what lives in their fur. But what animal is the smelliest of all?
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