the 2 out of 7 components that are responsible for the odor are: (E)-2-butene-1-thiol and 3-meythil-1-butanethiol. this combination is so potent that humans can smell them at a concentration of 10 parts per billion, which means you would still smell int if you mixed a spoonful in an olympic pool.
This is made from secretions from the skunks scent gland.
Ben Brabury's farts!
Written by Ben Bradbury's Mother.
"mercaptan", that's what it's called
a skunk might spray a little gas when it dies
No. Skunk spray is not flammable.It is a mixture of sulfur containing chemicals.
Must, as in "a musty smell".
Skunk spray is not necessarily "made". Skunk spray is a liquid or gas like substance that is produced in the glands for defending themselves which is why they spray.
It smells bad, like a skunk spray.
Skunks spray such a powerful spray of horrible odors, that a Lynx would not hunt a skunk. If it did try to, they skunk would spray it. The lynx's attack would be foiled and it would never repeat that mistake.