Animal Behavior

How do skunks spray?

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2010-01-28 04:24:37

Skunks have a special gland that produces the liquid spray. A

skunk lifts its tail and releases the spray when it is scared. It

creates a terrible stench that wards off predators and makes skunks

very unpopular.

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