Ringtails participate in "stink fights," by waving their tails about after brushing them across scent glands on their wrists. Whoever is more odorous is the winner. Disputes over rank can be settled this way too, and rarely are there violent fights.Now all we need are scent glands. Thanks National Geographic, you're a life saver- literally!
In other news, I think I will start referring to all bickering as 'stink fighting.'