Gray Brothers Wildlife LLC doing a skunk trapping job in Stamford, CT. This skunk took residence into an old woodchuck burrow and made its new den.
That is a very common thing for skunks to do in fact, skunks dens are usually made in tree hollows, hollowed out logs, brush piles, abandoned animal burrow and underneath porches and other structures.
Skunks will occasionally dig their own burrows underground if no other shelter options are available. If the hole or den is located directly on the homeowners property it can cause a huge nuisance because skunks are infamous producers of an odor so powerful that it quickly and easily communicates a clear message: “Don’t mess with me.”Although known mostly for its robust smell, the chemical can also cause intense discomfort if it gets into a person’s or animal’s eyes.Fortunately, the skunk’s characteristic black and white coloring is so recognizable that most potential victims have fair warning.