Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Striped Skunk Don't Care

A few days ago, I heard a loud buzzing in our yard and discovered a
ground nest of bees [wasps? other vicious stingy-thingies?] that had
been dug out and devoured, presumably by a skunk. The swarm was upset,
and I left them to rebuild what remained of their underground lair.

Today I peered into the hole, and found that the skunk had returned,
finished off what he had started, and left a pile of scat on top of
the shattered nest in the deepest part of the hole. That's quite a

Striped skunks are the honey badgers of suburbia.

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