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Striped Skunks #17-276

Learn About Patient #17-276

  • Classification: Mammal
  • Species: Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis)
  • Lifespan in the Wild: 2-5yrs
  • Length: 1.5-3ft
  • Weight: 7oz-14lbs
  • Range in the Wild: Southern Canada, most of United States, Northern Mexico
  • Habitat in the Wild: generalist, anywhere with logs, rocks or places to burrow, generally under 5000ft elevation
  • Diet: Omnivore
    • Diet in the Wild: small mammals, nesting birds, amphibians, insects, fish, mollusks, crayfish, berries, buds, fruit, corn, nuts, leaves, grain, grass, eggs, mushrooms, carrion
    • Diet at Wildlife Images: donated meats, poultry, red meat, vegetables, fruit, kibble, insects
    • Birth: Infants
    • Arrival: 05/26/2017
    • Injury: Orphaned

Five Striped Juvenile Skunks were found orphaned and brought to our Wildlife Hospital. With round the clock feedings and care our amazing animal care team is doing a great job rehabilitating them. They are identified with non-toxic paint on their heads.

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  • Hours: 9AM - 5PM
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  • Children ages 3 and under by donation

Our Mission: Saving Wildlife

In this pursuit we aim to:

  • Involve people to share in our mission.
  • Educate people about the personal benefits of taking care of wildlife and the environment entrusted to our care.
  • Inspire people to make positive changes improving the world for wildlife.

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With over 115 animal ambassadors, and over 1,000 sick injured and orphaned animals brought to our center each year - every dollar counts. We rely solely on people like yourself to support the work we do.

We receive no State or Federal funding and depend entirely on private funds to carry out our Mission.