Learn about a pretty, but not very popular member of the weasel family – the skunk. Find out about its four different species: striped, hooded, spotted, and hog-nosed skunk. Learn about the animal’s diet, range, habitat, behavior, reproduction, and predators. Find out about the misconceptions people have toward skunks. Includes photographs, coloring pages, puzzles and a quiz.
This page has interesting facts about the animal such as its poor vision and keen sense of smell.
Enchanted Learning: Skunk Printout
Here is a short overview of skunks and a labeled printout. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Here are images of skunk and its relatives from the weasel family. Select the "Quiz" link at the bottom to answer 20 questions about skunk.
Critter Corner: Skunk
Learn about the striped skunk: its appearance and diet.
Animals Tracks: Striped Skunk
Read more about the striped skunk and view its paw prints.
Animals Tracks: Spotted Skunk
Find out how the spotted skunk differs from its striped relative.
NatureSmart: Spotted Skunk
Learn more about the spotted skunk and view its photograph.
Click "Identification & Control" and then on "Skunks" to see a photograph a the skunk species. See what skunk tracks look like and learn how to remove a skunk's odor from clothing.
Aspen Skunk Rabies Research
Read about misconception about skunks as the main rabies carriers. Find out about domesticated pet skunks and states where keeping these animals in houses is legal. Click on the "Honoring Our Pets" link to view photographs of domesticated skunks.
Skunk Jigsaw Puzzle
Put pieces together in this online puzzle to reveal an image of skunk.