Los Angeles Wildlife and Animal Removal

Can a Skunk Climb a Fence?

Los Angeles skunks might have a bad temper especially when they feel that they have to defend themselves. When they are attacked, skunks can actually bite you. This nocturnal animal usually appears in farming areas where there are pests. Yes, skunks feed on these pests.

The baby California skunks are somewhat, sweet and cute that many people tempt to opt for pets. However, due to its legal status, no one is allowed to make skunk as pet. Despite the musky odor, skunks are clever animals. They run fast and they can also climb your fence. Actually, the musky odor is released when they feel threatened. The fear lets them defend themselves when in troubles. Whatever the wild Los Angeles animal any of us get entered to home, we need to get it out in short span of time. This is not something to worry about. There are lots of ways that can help us getting this done in proper way. As you spot a skunk, they will carefully react to what you do next. Hence, it is obvious that they climb fence as hurry as possible and release the musky odor.

It is important to have precautions when it comes to California skunks. To avoid many of them entering your house, you need to be sure that none of your family member come close to a skunk or feed them with something. They will eventually get back to you because they are offered foods. For your garden, if you have coops, it is important to close the barn at night and make sure that everything is enclosed. Nocturnal animals hunt the preys at night when no one is watching and there is no bright light. Hence, it is better to be cautious like using lamp to light the barn at night.

Despite the fact that you have fenced your farm, they can actually climb out of a sudden. This way, you need to have more methods besides fencing the area with mesh. It prevents the access but the Los Angeles skunk may climb high enough when it comes to threat. You can check the presence of the skunks under the deck, porches or sheds. These are the most common places the skunk find ideal to be their habitat and nesting place. Better be safe than sorry!

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