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3 Things Skunks Eat

Skunks venture into backyards in their search for shelter and food. Skunks have a varied diet and feast on insects, snakes, and small rodents when they’re available. At times of the year when food is harder to find, such as winter, skunks go into yards and dig through trash cans in search of something to…

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Skunk Season Is Coming!

Skunk mating season runs from late February through early March. During that time, skunks are more active than usual. Here are some tips to help you and your pet avoid an encounter with a skunk, as well as advice on how to deal with a skunk problem. Avoid Skunks Whenever Possible Skunks release a smelly…

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Interesting Skunk Facts

Skunks can be found across most of North America. They belong to four species with members active in different areas. Skunks are famous for the smelly spray that they use to defend themselves if they feel that they or their offspring are threatened.  Some Things You May Not Know about Skunks Skunks typically live in…

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What You Need to Know About Skunk Mating Season

It’s nearly spring, which means it’s time for green grass, crocuses and…mating wild animals.  While you might normally be inclined to leave wild animals to their own business, it’s hard to ignore when the animal is a skunk. Mating skunks can leave skunk smells all over your property throughout the spring from initial contact to…