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Dangerous animals have been sighted many times in urban areas.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A tragic decision was forced on a loving dog owner when her pet was bitten by a rabid skunk.
World Rabies Day serves as a reminder to pet owners that vaccinating against rabies is the most effective way to prevent this deadly viral disease. Austin, Texas
Animal Trapping for La Canada and Glendale, CA is now being performed by licensed trappers
Skunk trapping, raccoon removal, squirrel control and
Rodent Guys has expanded their trapping services for skunks, raccoon,
Rodent Guys has expanded their raccoon trapping, skunk trapping,
Rodent Guys expands their services in Claremont and La Verne area with animal trapping services for raccoon, skunks, opossums
Rodent Guys Pest Control now offers their live animal trapping services in San Dimas and Glendora, California.
Eliminate’Em Pest Control Services Removes Wildlife From Homes and Businesses and Closes All Openings Where Wildlife May Enter Hartford, Connecticut (PRWEB)
The skunk ape is a cryptid said to inhabit the swamp lands of North Carolina, Arkansas, and most commonly found in the Florida swampland. It goes by other names as well: Swamp Ape, Stink Ape, Florida Bigfoot, Myakka Ape, and Myakka Skunk Ape. The name was given to this creature for the rank smell that is said to accompany it. Reports of this creature were most common in 1960s and 1970s. The skunk ape has dark colored fur, usually black or dark brown; sometimes the creature is described...
The American hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus leuconotus), also known as the rooter skunk, is native to North and Central America. This species’ large range includes much of Mexico, and Texas and Colorado in the United States. In its range, it prefers a habitat within rocky terrain, streambeds, and canyons, and in Mexico, it occurs in many areas including mountains, tropical areas, and thorn woodlands. It occurs in arid habitats in southern Texas including areas with cactus and thorny brush. This...
The Hooded Skunk (Mephitis macroura) is a species of skunk similar to the Striped Skunk. It is most abundant in Mexico, but its range extends south into central America and north into the Southwestern United States. Its habitat is grassland, high desert, and in the foothills of mountains. It avoids high elevation however. It prefers areas near water, such as rivers. Although similar to the Striped Skunk, the hooded skunk has a longer tail and longer coat of fur. The fur is very soft. The...
The Eastern Spotted Skunk, Spilogale putorius, is one of three species of spotted skunks in the genus Spilogale. Spotted skunks weigh between 1 and 3 pounds. They are black with a white spot on the forehead and interrupted white stripes over its back and sides that give the appearance of spots. The spotted skunk protects itself by spraying a strong and unpleasant scent. Two glands on the sides of the anus release the odorous oil through nipples. When threatened, the skunk turns its body...
The western hog-nosed skunk or common hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus mesoleucus) is a species of hog-nosed skunk native from the southwestern United States (Arizona to southern Texas). It is also found south through Mexico to Nicaragua. In Texas, it is commonly known as the rooter skunk for its habit of rooting and overturning rocks and debris in search of food. The western hog-nosed skunk is a large skunk averaging about 21.65 to 23.62 in (55 to 60cm) long, with males slightly larger than...
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