Skunks - Bi-State Wildlife Hotline
Find a Baby Skunk? Click Here! The striped skunk is one of the most feared animals in the Midwest. Studies have shown that grizzly bears, mountain lions, and coyotes stay FAR away from skunks, and that no species really hunts the skunk. Skunk versus anything – Skunk wins. The thing to remember is that they […]
The Daily Cute: Follow Your Nose to 'Skunks Thursday'
Skunks need a public relations makeover. Sure, if you surprise them, or scare them, or run them over with your car, they’ll most likely spray a noxious liquid which we humans have deemed “gross smelling,” but that seems fair to me. It’s like that old saying, “Scare a skunk once, shame on it. Scare a [...]
How to De-Skunk a Dog • The Prairie Homestead
Critters are a fact of life on a homestead… And not just the domesticated ones, but the wild ones too. That includes coyotes, rattlesnakes, badgers, raccoon, porcupines, antelope with their babies, plenty of mice, and a couple of skunks. We also have three very curious, very territorial dogs who are extremely interested in whomever and whatever […]