How Far Can a Skunk Spray?

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Skunks are sometimes known as polecats. They are known for their skunk sprays used to defend themselves from enemies such as bears which hunt them. They can spray up to ten feet.
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The article below has some incorrect facts - Skunks are not in the weasel family. Skunks are in the family. Mephitidae. (skunks and stink badgers) of the order Carnivora Suborder:
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Skunks are perhaps most commonly known for the foul-smelling spray that they eject when they feel threatened or frightened. They are common across North America and the smell from
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Depending on the wind, you could smell it up to a mile away. Maybe even more than that, but i'm no expert.
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1. Do. not. run water over your dog. This only increases the stink, and if the dog has dry, or cracked skin, the spray can get into his or her skin, and cause burning. This also can
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Skunks can spray an average of 10 to 15 feet. Skunks can weigh anywhere from 1. 1 pounds all the way up to 18 pounds. They are cute little things but can carry rabies.
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