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I don't mean to sound like a smart alex but they must or they wouldn't spray that awful stuff.

Answer (actually,just a comment)If they do then it must be horribly to their noses

mabie their just used to it

AnswerThey are just used to it, they have lived with that smell ever since they were born. It's sort of like when you can't smell your own house, but visiters do.
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Q: Can skunks smell their spray
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Do skunks smell if they do not spray?

No, the spray is what makes the skunk notorious for the smell.

Are skunks attracted by the smell of skunk spray?


Do skunks really smell that bad?

no but skunks spray chemicals that do, at perceived predators and the smell is notoriously difficult to get rid of.

Do skunks still smell even if they didn't spray?


Do all skunks smell?

yes, depending on how much they spray

How do you wash clothes which have skunk smell?

They spray when they see yellow Skunks can spray you from many yards away

What effects do skunks cause?

When a skunks spray hits its target, the spray smells so bad it can burn the nose and eyes. The smell can not be washed off with water either.

What skunk's protection?

a skunks protection is smell they spray it at there enemy

How do skunks defend itself?

they let out an stinky spray that doesn't smell good.

Can Skunks smell themselves?

Yes. Skunks HATE the smell of skunk oil. They try their best not to get it on themselves. Or on other skunks. If there is a chance the wind could blow the oil their way, they might decide not to spray at all. And believe me, they could tell if they got it on themselves. A skunks strongest sense is smell.

Do baby skunks spray?

Yes, baby skunks do spray. We have some baby skunks and they spray. We haven't got them descented. :)

How do skunks spray do they throw it with there tail?

Skunks do use their tail to fan the smell however the stench comes from a gland located near the skunks rear end. Skunks move their tails to expose the gland.

Why do skunks spray for no reason?

Skunks only spray in self-defense

What animal uses it's smell as a weapon?

Skunks spray smelly musk to repell threats.

Do skunks spray when they see yellow?

No. Skunks spray when they feel very threatened.

What wild animals spray like skunks?

Striped polecats spray like skunks.

How does a skunks spray affect a dogs ability to smell?

Hi. The reason that a dog's ability to smell is affected when a skunk sprays on it is due to the fact that the smell of the skunk spray is so overpowering that all the dog can smell is that horrid skunk smell. Hope I helped, Miles 'Tails' Prower =]

Can skunks spray on concrete?

Technically, skunks can spray onto any surface, so yes, they can spray onto concrete.

Do all skunks spray?

all skunks naturally spray but when domesticated they can have their stink glands removed!!

Can a skunk still spray after it is dead?

It doesn't spray, but it sure stinks. We have skunks around here and if one gets hit by a car you can smell it for several hours.

What animal spray?

Skunks are animals the spray.

How do skunks smell?

Skunk spray, especially up close, is the rankest, most pugnant smell there is. It's like a decaying body mixed with burnt rubber.

Do Skunks Spray Their Stinky Air?

When in danger, skunks are known for their ability to spray a repulsive gas from their behinds.

Do baby skunks spray more than adult skunks?


What do skunks do to protect themselves?

skunks spray a defensive gas