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glutton

glutton

[gluht-n]
glutton: see wolverine.
or skunk bear

Wolverine (Gulo gulo).

Solitary, voracious, nocturnal carnivore (Gulo gulo) that inhabits northern timberlands worldwide. Wolverines are 26–36 in. (65–90 cm) long and 14–18 in. (36–45 cm) high, and weigh 20–65 lbs (9–30 kg); the bushy tail is 5–10-in. (13–26-cm) long. They have short bowed legs, hairy soles, and long, sharp claws. Their long, coarse hair, used to trim parkas, is blackish brown, with a light horizontal strip. The anal glands secrete an unpleasant-smelling fluid. A cunning, fearless predator, the wolverine will attack almost any animal, including sheep, deer, and small bears.

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Glutton may refer to:

  • One who over-indulges in and over-consumes food, drink, or intoxicants to the point of waste. See Gluttony
  • Another name for the wolverine
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