The common striped skunk is a North American native found throughout the U.S. and into Central Canada and Northern Mexico. Some skunk species, like the hog-nosed skunk and spotted skunk, can be found further south in South and Central America.Know More
Skunks make their homes within two miles of a source of water, and will typically only roam no more than 0.5 to 1.5 miles from their dens. Skunks can live in open prairies, brush, grasslands, woods and even in developed areas throughout their range.
Skunks dig a den or will take over a den that has been abandoned by a woodchuck or fox. They also live in hollow logs, brushes, wood piles and under buildings and porches.Learn more about Mammals
The spotted skunk has excellent climbing skills, while the striped skunk has limited climbing abilities. Striped skunks are unable to climb up table legs or jump onto tables.Full Answer >
The American mink lives in forests and near lakes and streams in much of the United States and Canada. It spends much of its time hunting food in the water. It is rare to see the nocturnal mink in the wild.Full Answer >
Rhinoceri are native to Africa and Asia. White rhinos live in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana. Black rhinos inhabit southern and western Africa, especially around Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa.Full Answer >
Sloths live in the rainforests of Central and South America. Two species of sloth live there today: the two-toed sloth and the three-toed sloth.Full Answer >