Musk, a substance with a strong, penetrating odor. It is obtained from a large abdominal gland of the male musk deer. Musk activates sperm cells during the mating season and its scent attracts females. Musk is an oily brownish liquid when fresh, a grainy powder when dried. Diluted with alcohol, it is used in perfumes to slow evaporation. The characteristic odor of musk is caused by a substance called muscone, or muskone, which can be synthetically produced. Other animals, such as the muskrat, and some plants yield musklike substances.
Despite the rapid expansion of the pet travel industry, some travel companies still haven't jumped on the bandwagon. You'll need to do a little research before you and your pet leave town to ensure that you are both equally welcome.
Porcupine is a large rodent that has sharp quills covering most of its stocky, short-legged body.