Skunk, (family mephitidae), also called polecat, black-and-white mammal, found primarily in the western hemisphere, that uses extremely well-developed scent glands to release a noxious odour in defense the term skunk, however, refers to more than just the well-known striped skunk (mephitis mephitis)the skunk family is composed of 11 species, 9 of which are found in the western hemisphere. The skunk (also known as the polecat) is most commonly known for their ability to secrete a foul, strong smelling odour from their rear end, when the skunk feels that it is under threatthere are 11 known species of skunk in the world, with most of these skunk. Skunks are excellent diggers, and like to make their dens in holes underground a skunk living under a shed or deck from april to september should always be assumed to be a mother with babies. Skunks, easily identifiable by their characteristic black and white striping, are infamous for producing a foul odor when frightened although a skunk’s spray is known mostly for its robust smell, it can also cause intense discomfort if it gets into a person or animal’s eyes. Several kinds of skunk repellants are available to homeowners who would rather not have the striped mammal come into their space at all like most other repellents used for wildlife animals, they are targeted at the skunk’s sense of smell.
The first true commercial hybrid ever stabilized, it came from california by way of sam the skunkman following his release from prison in 1982 skunk #1 is a disease and pest-resistant strain that has been bred into countless strains and forms the backbone of much of the dutch commercial market. You may not have seen a skunk in your neighborhood, but you've probably smelled one their smelly spray, called musk, is not easy to ignore skunks live all over north and south america, in rural areas, suburbs, and the city but if you see one, watch out the spray, which comes from two glands near the base of the skunk’s tail, can hit a target 12 feet (37 meters) away. Recent examples on the web some day soon, even as sweet, skunky smoke drifts in from the streets outside, us attorney general jeff sessions and other staunch opponents of marijuana may draw inspiration from a true believer named morris sheppard — stephanie schorow, bostonglobecom, what should marijuana opponents do when their cause fails. Skunk removal: your best bet is to trap the skunks in live cage traps, and relocate them it's actually pretty easy to do, and safer and more effective than trying to kill the skunksyou may be worried about the skunk spraying you, but it's really easy to avoid that.
Mephitis mephitis, the striped skunk species, is the most social skunk and the one most commonly tamedwhen a skunk is kept as a pet, its scent glands are often surgically removed skunks can legally be kept as pets in the uk, but the animal welfare act 2006 has made it illegal to remove their scent glands the legality of keeping skunks as pets in the us varies by state, with it being illegal. Identification the skunk, a member of the weasel family, is represented by four species in north america the skunk has short, stocky legs and proportionately large feet equipped with well-developed claws that enable it to be very adept at digging. Skunks few woodland creatures can stop a person in his or her tracks as fast as the skunk if you know anything about skunks, you realize that this reaction comes from a healthy respect for the animal's ability to spray an extremely smelly fluid at anyone who bothers it. Deborah cipriani of skunk haven, inc with some of her black and white charges after watching is that skunk viewers may wonder: do skunks really make good pets in the case of wild skunks the. The skunk is a black and white woodland creature that sprays a foul-smelling odor as a way of defense skunks appear only in total drama island and the finale of total drama all-stars the skunk first appears during the first season's opening sequence it is shown with dj and several other.
What is skunk unfortunately for some smokers ‘skunk’ has simply become another generic word for cannabis, but true skunk is a quite independent strain with its origins dating back to the 1970’s. Skunks are funny and amusing animals that have a bad reputation for their odor and destructive behaviors these mammals have an amazing memory, more so when it comes to food, continue reading . A skunk's spray is an oily liquid produced by glands under its large tail to employ this scent bomb, a skunk turns around and blasts its foe with a foul mist that can travel as far as ten feet. Cannabis strains are either pure or hybrid varieties of the plant genus cannabis, which encompasses the species c sativa, c indica and c ruderalis varieties are developed to intensify specific characteristics of the plant, or to differentiate the strain for the purposes of marketing or to make it more effective as a drugvariety names are typically chosen by their growers, and often.
Skunk - traduzione del vocabolo e dei suoi composti, e discussioni del forum. #repost @georgibd a time long in the making, finally started rolling on the the fight awesome cast and crew out in force for this one a long in the making, finally started rolling on the the fight. Skunk definition: 1 a small, black and white north american animal that makes a strong, unpleasant smell as a defence when it is attacked2 an unpleasant person: 3 → skunkweed learn more. Figure 1 while other animals try to camouflage themselves, the skunk advertises its identity with its bold coloration most predators need only one lesson to learn to avoid the skunk at first sight of black-and-white. Drunk as a skunk extremely intoxicated you're drunk as a skunk, stumbling in here reeking of alcohol i only meant to stay for one drink, but i wound up getting drunk as a skunk see also: drunk, skunk skunk at a garden party someone or something that is unwelcome or unpleasant running into my ex at that important networking event was like.
The striped skunk is a cat-sized mammal with a prominent long-haired tail the fur is black, usually with a white stripe running down the head and dividing to become two stripes on each side of the body. The striped skunk is an interesting component of new york's wildlife assortment it is about the size of a house cat and has a potent musk that often overshadows the beauty of its glossy and durable fur. Skunk (skŭngk) n 1 a any of several small omnivorous mammals of the americas belonging to the family mephitidae, having a bushy tail and black fur with white markings and ejecting a foul-smelling oily liquid from glands near the anus when threatened also called polecat b the glossy black and white fur of any of these mammals 2 slang a person. Three parts:removing sources of skunk food and shelter employing skunk deterrents removing skunks from your property community q&a while skunks are generally harmless creatures, it's best not to get too close to them you risk getting a dose of their noxious spray, or worse, a bite from a skunk.