Wild Skunks and Raccoons are Thriving Coast to Coast

Wild skunks and raccoons are among the most pervasive wild animals in the United States. Odds are they live where you live, even in urban and suburban areas. In this article you’ll read their fascinating facts, plus learn how you can help stem the spread of rabies via these critters.

Both raccoons and skunks mate in winter or early spring, and babies are born about two months later. Young skunks may go off on their own by fall.
Both raccoons and skunks mate in winter or early spring, and babies are born about two months later. Young skunks may go off on their own by fall.
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