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Skunk Convention

Have you noticed an increase in skunks this summer where you live?

They are everywhere here. It's like a skunk convention came to town and never left. It's so nice and cool out right now (66 degrees! Woot woot), and I can't open the doors because the critter is parading thru my yard.

Anyone else notice an increase in these stinky critters?

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PandaGwen

Asked by PandaGwen at 8:57 AM on Sep. 13, 2013 in Home & Garden

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  • No, I haven't seen any here this year (nor smelled them) either.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 8:58 AM on Sep. 13, 2013

  • We always have the smell of skunk here in Oklahoma.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 9:26 AM on Sep. 13, 2013

  • I have not noticed.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:32 AM on Sep. 13, 2013

  • My parents, for 2 years now, have had the basterds making a den and dying under their bathroom.
    I also have a friend who eventually decided to downsize to an apartment, partially, because of a skunk invasion 2 summers ago : /
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 9:34 AM on Sep. 13, 2013

  • Oh yuck Feral! That would be horrible.
    PandaGwen

    Comment by PandaGwen (original poster) at 9:36 AM on Sep. 13, 2013

  • No more than usual, I don't believe.
    mommy_jules

    Answer by mommy_jules at 9:54 AM on Sep. 13, 2013

  • There have seemed to be a lot of them around here this year, but I don't know if there are more than there were before. My boyfriend's ex wife had one in her garage. She had to call Animal Control, and they wanted her to set a live trap for the nasty thing. She said no way, not in her garage--they eventually came and killed the skunk, but it sprayed before it died anyway.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 11:36 AM on Sep. 13, 2013

  • We never see them but smell them mostly at night.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 1:41 PM on Sep. 13, 2013

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