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Skunks, Skunks and More Skunks

Apparently, skunks love birdseed just like their cousins the bears.  Since Bird Man hung his cacophony of bird feeders and bird houses we have been visited almost every evening by skunks.   307 more words

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Who was Here First? We’ll let These Animals Hash it out

It’s a Turf War between the Deer, Geese and Skunks on Staten Island!

By: Brooke Price

It all started when the deer swam over to Staten Island from New Jersey. 799 more words


In Appreciation of Skunks

When you start to think about skunks, the thing that comes most to mind is the overwhelmingly identifiable stench that these small creatures can produce. Skunks are often vilified for their over-the-top predator defense mechanism, and most people have a story of it plaguing campgrounds, pets, and homes.

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More snow, more snow, and a sure sign of spring

One of my barn kitties, Albert, is mostly white with a few black patches. Lately he has been parking himself under Mom’s bird feeders when the weather is mild. 95 more words

Skunks invade small New Mexico town

Nature’s power doesn’t always come in the form of snowstorms and hurricanes. Sometimes it’s a lot smaller, and can really stink.

Hagerman, New Mexico is currently dealing with a yearly skunk invasion. 515 more words


Turning up the volume

With spring on the horizon seasonal allergies have me by the snotlocker with a downhill pull. So it’s probably not smart to spend a couple hours daily pedaling briskly among the junipers. 215 more words

Bike Stuff

"The Princess Shift"

There was no such thing as sleeping in when I had five horses demanding breakfast by seven a.m. every morning. The one luxury I have become accustomed to in my time without my horses is sleeping in to nine or ten on my days off my traditional job and having an “early morning” shift start at eight a.m. 316 more words