Striped Skunks in Iowa

Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis)

In Iowa, there are two types of skunks. There is the classic, well-known, striped skunk and the lesser-known, spotted skunk. The spotted skunk is also known as the civet cat and they are on Iowa’s endangered species list. But today, we’re going to focus on the striped skunk. These skunks are nocturnal except during springtime Read More »

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