Skunks are known for their ability to spray a liquid with a strong odor. Different species of skunk vary in appearance from black-and-white to brown or cream colored, but all have warning coloration.  Mephitidae Family-Skunks are omnivorous, and chang their diets as the seasons change. They eat insects and larvae, earthworms, grubs, small rodents, lizards, salamanders, frogs, snakes, birds, moles and eggs. They also commonly eat berries, roots, leaves, grasses, fungi and nuts.  Striped…

Skunks are known for their ability to spray a liquid with a strong odor. Different species of skunk vary in appearance from black-and-white to brown or cream colored, but all have warning coloration. Mephitidae Family-Skunks are omnivorous, and chang their diets as the seasons change. They eat insects and larvae, earthworms, grubs, small rodents, lizards, salamanders, frogs, snakes, birds, moles and eggs. They also commonly eat berries, roots, leaves, grasses, fungi and nuts. Striped…

Badger - Badgers can be fierce animals and will protect themselves and their young at all costs, are capable of fighting off dog-packs and fighting off much larger animals, such as wolves and bears. However, badgers can be tamed and then kept as pets. - Wikipedia

Badger - Badgers can be fierce animals and will protect themselves and their young at all costs, are capable of fighting off dog-packs and fighting off much larger animals, such as wolves and bears. However, badgers can be tamed and then kept as pets. - Wikipedia

Striped Skunks. Their colors do not camoflage them since few animals will mess with them. They are not built to run fast. Their legs are made for digging, so they run with a slow "waddle." In the dark they can be mistaken for cats until they run. They spray as a last resort, giving several warnings first.

Striped Skunks. Their colors do not camoflage them since few animals will mess with them. They are not built to run fast. Their legs are made for digging, so they run with a slow "waddle." In the dark they can be mistaken for cats until they run. They spray as a last resort, giving several warnings first.

Striped Skunk

Striped Skunk

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