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STRIPED SKUNK

Mephitis mephitis

Diet
Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Insectivore:
Whilst they are primarily an insectivore they are adaptable to incorporate plants, eggs and even occasionally meat into their diet
A Stench or A Surfeit
Distribution:
Canada, Mexico & United States
Habitat:
Savannah, Shrubland & Grassland
Fun Fact
Most predatory animals leave the skunk alone for fear of being sprayed, except for the great horned owl which has a poor-to-non-existent sense of smell

Under the current Government roadmap we are planning on reopening the week commencing the 12th of April for Zoo Tours and Meerkat Encounters. All other activities will resume from the 17th of May.

From the 12th - 18th of April we will have roadworks going on along the main drive. Please enter using the Honey Lane entrance if you have booked a date during that period. For directions click here.