The smells of rain and fresh grass aren’t the only signs of spring. The strong aroma of skunk is frequently in the air.
Have you noticed something different in the air this fall? An abundance of black and white critters creating an eye watering stench?
Skunks – it’s what the stink’s all about. In the northern suburbs – skunks are making a big stink.
Wet weather at the beginning of the year has led to an increase in skunk sightings across the Chicago area according to the urban ecology curator at the Notebaert Nature Museum.
Chicago area residents are having a real problem with skunks, and they are not alone.