Skunks are black and white mammals that secrete a foul smelling liquid from anal scent glands which they use as defensive weaponry. This attribute caused Charles Darwin to refer to them as "odious animals." Skunks live in dens and eat both plant and animal materials. They are sometimes known as polecats, though they are more closely related to ferrets and weasels than cats. Skunks have often been featured in animated films and television, for example: Flower ("Bambi"), Pepe Le Pew, Odie Cologne, and Fifi La Fume.