WHAT EATS A SKUNK?

by admin on April 6, 2010

A Striped Skunk On The Move

What Eats A Skunk? Photo:Diotime1

What eats skunks?

What do skunks eat?

When attacked, skunks spray their predators, or natural enemies, with a powerful and terrible-smelling chemical. Because of this, very few animals even think of eating a skunk.

Owls, however, are not bothered by the odor of a skunk. In fact, large owls, attack, kill and eat skunks whenever they find them.

The owl is just about the only natural enemy that the skunk has.

And, what does a skunk eat? Skunks are omnivores, and the eat a variety of plant and animal foods. Their favorite food is insects.




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