16 Cool Things You Should Know About Skunks | Outdoor Newspaper
16 Cool Things You Should Know About Skunks | Outdoor Newspaper

When you think of skunks, you probably think of their stinky spray or how they dig up your lawn.

But did you know that they play an important role in insect control and sometimes even the production of fragrances?

1Skunks Will Eat Almost Anything

Skunks munch mainly on insects, berries, nuts, and some plants, making them omnivores. Ground-nesting bees and wasps make for a delectable skunk snack, especially the larva. Opportunistic hunters, skunks will catch mice, snakes, toads and other small prey they come across, in addition to leftovers from other predatory animals.

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