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.

The stripes of the striped skunk, which typically start as one stripe at the neck, break into two across the back, then converge again to make a single stripe across the tail.
The stripes of the striped skunk, which typically start as one stripe at the neck, break into two across the back, then converge again to make a single stripe across the tail.
Photo by Dwight Kuhn