Skunks are cute

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Skunks are the interesting and smelly animals that nobody wants around. In case you’ve ever been curious to learn more, but need to do it from a distance, here are some skunk facts for you to enjoy.

* They’re nocturnal.

To just over 6 pounds.

* Skunks have been proven to be carriers of rabies. This will happen if they’re bitten by or eat an animal that’s affected.

* Skunk spray doesn’t carry rabies.

* Musk is just another name for the spray.

* A skunk can give warning signals before it sprays.

* Many females may share a land, but usually only 1 male with live in a place.

* Skunks don’t have very good vision. Therefore, if you encounter one, be silent and walk away.

They are non-confrontational for the most part. They usually spray defense to a perceived threat.

* Males don’t help to raise their young.

They live in dens, under buildings and other areas they feel protected in.

* Skunks aren’t all bad, they prefer to eat the backyard bugs and slugs that damage your plants.

These are simply a few of the very fundamental skunk facts. They are extremely interesting creatures and fun to find out about!