September 25, 2009
Officer rescues skunk, avoids stink
Authorities in suburban Chicago said a fleet-footed animal control officer who rescued a skunk managed to quickly run from its spray radius.
Police in Buffalo Grove, Ill., said an animal control officer was called to free a skunk with its head caught in a mayonnaise jar at about 9 p.m. last Friday in a residential neighborhood, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.
ran like heckbefore the animal could spray its unpleasant odor or otherwise react to the close human interaction.