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Cover the live trap with a dark material (i.e. tarp, blanket). Move trap to where you want to release the skunk. Open trap while cover is on and than remove cover and walk away. Within minutes, the skunk will walk out of the cage. (By covering it, the skunk does not see you or feel threatened.) My father-in-law has been doing this for years when a skunk wanders onto his property. He just relocates the skunk to another area.

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Q: How do you free a skunk stuck in a live trap?
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