Growing on the High Plains: Skunks

Nov 12, 2020

They may be little stinkers, but these High Plains inhabitants clean up plenty when it comes to your yard and garden.

There’s hardly an animal in our High Plains ecosphere more recognizable than the skunk. And once you see them, you worry that you might also SMELL them. However, today’s Growing on the High Plains will take a long look at these roving carnivores. With a little research, you’ll see that skunks surely earn their stripes in pest control. We’ll also talk about their infamous spray; it turns out you have to really get them angry before they would dare unleash their sulfuric mist. Plus, I’ll share some tips on getting rid of that smell, if you (or your dog) happens to be the unwitting victim.