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Old 03-14-2019, 08:05 PM   #1
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Default What would eat a skunk?

I killed a skunk in my chicken coop and took him away from the house and barried him about 2ft deep. Something dug him up and ate him. What animal would do that? Yote? Another skunk?
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:07 PM   #2
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Pretty much any carnivore. You got dogs nearby?
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:09 PM   #3
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Almost any Democrat
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:13 PM   #4
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:15 PM   #5
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:18 PM   #6
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People that drink Corona!


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Old 03-14-2019, 08:27 PM   #7
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Owls love skunks. Not sure they could dig 2 ft deep though
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:28 PM   #8
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Coyote
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:34 PM   #9
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:59 PM   #10
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Thatís one starving dog. I can smell that thing 50yrds before I get to it.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:11 PM   #11
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There's a lot of critters that will enjoy a stank snack pack from time to time.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:12 PM   #12
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Coyote

One trapping set involves burying a skunk with the tail sticking out of the ground

Set trap by buried skunk and catch the coyote
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:12 PM   #13
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I would guess coyote. Any wild pigs in your area they will eat anything.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:15 PM   #14
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I've shot skunks and they stayed there until they rotted away. I'm guessing a dog is what done it. Owls and hawks will eat skunks but I know they ain't learned to use shovels so......

Not saying it couldn't be a coyote but I think a skunk is everything's last option as a meal. I hit one three months ago with the truck in prime coyote country and it's still there. Mostly anyways because other cars have ran it over a few times since then.

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Old 03-14-2019, 09:28 PM   #15
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Iíve eaten worse but that was in Pattaya, Thailand after a whole lotta booze at Sugar Baby Agogo...at least that is what my buddy told me.


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Old 03-14-2019, 09:31 PM   #16
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Shot a coyote last month that smelt like one either sprayed or ate it.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:33 PM   #17
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Hogs would for sure. They canít dig it up though.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:48 PM   #18
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Coyote is my guess. "Skunk in a hole" is a trapping set for coyotes.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:50 PM   #19
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One trapping set involves burying a skunk with the tail sticking out of the ground

Set trap by buried skunk and catch the coyote
Yeah, that.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:52 PM   #20
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I ate some stuff one night that was probably right up there with skunk smell. I had to much invested to just walk away. If I was a dog that dug two foot to get it, I’d probably eat it to.
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Old 03-15-2019, 03:50 PM   #21
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Cajun.... he’ll eat anything! Lol
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:23 PM   #22
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Iíve eaten worse but that was in Pattaya, Thailand after a whole lotta booze at Sugar Baby Agogo...at least that is what my buddy told me.


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Old 03-15-2019, 05:31 PM   #23
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:35 PM   #24
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Had a coyote a couple of years ago following a trail that a skunk came up and where the skunk walked he was trailing. Trail ended pretty quick after that.
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:47 PM   #25
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Any Lab would dig it up, just to roll in it and come home!
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Old 03-15-2019, 09:31 PM   #26
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Check recipes forum and look for those eating javelina..... probably just trying to get the taste out of their mouth
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Old 03-16-2019, 12:32 AM   #27
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Skunks are favorite food of many animals. I would guess it was a coyote or a dog. I would never had dug a hole to burry a skunk. I just toss them out away from the house, the buzzards are usually on them in a few hours, within a few hours after they find it, it will be completely gone.
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Old 03-16-2019, 02:03 PM   #28
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Old 03-16-2019, 09:45 PM   #29
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Old 03-16-2019, 11:44 PM   #30
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If she ate the skunk, wouldn't that be cannibalism?
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Old 03-16-2019, 11:55 PM   #31
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My guess is a yote. I’m hip deep in them. They eat everything.
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