MadSci Network: General Biology

Re: What do skunks eat?

Date: Thu Apr 22 18:44:53 1999
Posted By: Eric Maass, MadSci Admin
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 923326290.Gb

Skunks are omnivorous; they eat small mammals like rodents (mice and such), birds, eggs, insects, berries, and honey.

They do sleep during the winter (called a "winter sleep"), but this is not considered a true hibernation.

Here is a link that has some more information on skunks: CSBSkunk/skunks.html

...and, here is a Webring with all sorts of skunk-related links:


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