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2011-06-03 13:34:00

Residents urged to avoid waterfront along Pennypack Creek until further notice HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2011-04-07 08:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether hiking in the woods, driving through the countryside or simply enjoying nature in your backyard, Pennsylvania Game Commission officials encourage outdoor enthusiasts to leave wildlife alone, and in the wild, especially young of the year. "Being outdoors in the spring is an enjoyable way to spend time and learn more about nature," said Calvin W.

2010-09-22 10:37:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rabies kills.

2010-07-13 18:25:04

A new beetle that could be used to control the invasive weed skunk vine has been identified by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and cooperators.

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2009-11-11 09:26:41

Predators with experience of skunks avoid them both because of their black-and-white coloration and their distinctive body shape, according to UC Davis wildlife researcher Jennifer Hunter.

2009-09-25 14:45:28

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.

2009-07-22 11:50:34

Six rabid raccoons have been identified in New York City this year, the city health department said. Four of the raccoons were found in the Bronx, one in Manhattan near Inwood Hill Park, and one in Queens in Long Island City.

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2009-03-11 07:49:16

How do the many carnivorous animals of the Americas avoid competing for the same lunch, or becoming each other's meal?


Latest Pet skunk Reference Libraries

Skunk Ape
2013-10-07 06:51:24

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...

American Hog-nosed Skunk, Conepatus leuconotus
2012-07-17 14:46:45

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...

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2009-02-16 18:54:47

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...

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2007-06-25 07:49:51

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...

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2007-01-22 14:55:46

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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