Skunks have a skin that is a combination of black and white, with a particular smell about them. They are conventionally small in size, ranging in between 50cm to 80cm. Their mouths are projected outwards in a narrow point. They can dig their way into cozy undergrounds, which gives them shelter. Whereas hibernation is a common feature displayed by many, skunks do not particularly hibernate during winters. It becomes a season of lethargy for them and they are rarely seen on an active schedule during that weather. Their footprints can be closely related to that of bears, but they are relatively smaller in size. Similar to bears, the whole surface of their feet touches the ground, they walk on, which leads to the synonymous appearance. Skunk infestation is a trouble, people of Toronto, Ontario face quite frequently. They have one physical limitation that they are not experts in climbing heights, which somehow restricts their entry areas. But their digging behavior can be a nuisance in itself.
Skunks have a distinctive characteristic of ejecting sprays of pungent smelling liquid, when backed into experiencing some form of threat to them. They can also dig holes in your built infrastructure, making it weak.
Deduce the Infestation
Skunks can be identified with the foul smell, they carry on their being. You can also notice signs of infestation, if your gardens and lawns have digging activities and damaged flora in the immediate vicinity.
A Skunk Free Space
Skunk infestation can be very disturbing in the least. Over the time, Prime Pest Control has achieved an expertise in eliminating the presence of skunks from your home and we would love to help you out.
Take Care Always
You can use one of the limitations skunks possess. Build foundationally strong and high fences, which can prevent skunks from invading your property. As a further precaution, you can keep your trash covered.