Characterized by a distinct single broad white stripe from head to tail over a black body.
White spots distinguish this animal from the more common and larger striped skunks. Range does overlap with the Western Spotted Skunk but these animals have some stripes along side of body and a small spot between their eyes. Hops to move quickly. Western and Eastern spotted skunks can be differentiated by range. Climb trees, move […]
The smallest of all skunks, they have short round ears and a weasel like slender body and are shorter than other skunk species. They tend to be black with a pattern of spots and stripes along back like other spotted skunks. Front claws are much longer than hind and they have five toes per foot. […]
Striped skunks are the most widely distributed and approximately the size of house cats. They are one of the largest skunk species. Mostly nocturnal in nature they have powerful long front claws that are use for digging. Claw marks usually show on front prints but not rear. Toes point slightly inward. Generally inactive in wintertime […]