Do you know where striped skunks live? They can live in many different places. Skunks can live in old burrows. Also, they can live in between rocks. A third place is under outhouse buildings. They stay with their mother in their burrow for somewhere around a year. Those are three places that striped skunks can live.
WHAT IS THEIR WEIGHT AND LENGTH?
Skunks are not too heavy or long. Their body is 13-16 inches long. Their tail is 7-16 inches long. Skunks can be 6-14 pounds. That is how heavy and long skunks are.
WHAT IS A STRIPED SKUNKS DEFENSE SYSTEM? Ew! That smells! This is what a skunk’s defense system is. When skunks are threatened, a foul smelling liquid sprays out of their anus. Skunks lift their hind legs up and do a sort f handstand. Did you know it can blind you temporarily even from 10 feet away? Also, if you get sprayed by a skunk you should just throw your cloths away. That is a skunk’s defense system.
WHAT DO SKUNKS EAT? Nasty! Skunk food tastes bad! The food that skunks eat may look and taste bad to us but to skunks it is delicious. They eat birds and bird eggs. Also they eat fish, mollusks, fruits, seeds, and human leftover food. Insects and small mammals are some other things they eat. That’s what skunks eat.