The primary predator of skunks is the Great Horny Owl. Visit any of their
cribs and you'll see tufts of skunk fur among the remains, and of course
you'll smell the unmistakable skunk odor.
Web site sources report that foxes and dogs, among others, also prey on
skunks but I find this hard to believe. I've seen dogs flee at the mere
sight of Mr. Skunk or else bark while at a safe distance.
reputedly, birds dont have much in the way of sense of smell.
Somewhere between zone 5 and 6 tucked along the shore of Lake Michigan
on the council grounds of the Fox, Mascouten, Potawatomi, and Winnebago
On Wed, 25 Apr 2012 08:11:13 -0400, Pat Kiewicz wrote:
Yeah, unlike most birds, they have an unbelievable olfactry sense, can
smell a fart from 5 miles away.
So I wonder if they dine on dead skunks.
Which reminds me of a song from the 60s or 70s "Dead Skunk In The Middle Of
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