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You never know what you are going to see at America’s #publiclands. Case in point: A spotted skunk doing a handstand at #Saguaro National Park in #Arizona. This strange interaction was captured by Saguaro’s wildlife camera in Happy Valley. Like the other three groups of skunks, spotted #skunks are capable of spraying a strong unpleasant scent as a form of defense. But before spraying, spotted skunks will sometimes go into a handstand and attempt to intimidate any would be aggressors like this skunk is doing with the #wildlife camera. Video by #NationalPark Service.
A skunk in Arizona raised quite a stink for a wildlife camera by literally raising it’s stink above its head.
It’s a move that experts said is part of the animal’s defense mechanism.
The spotted skunk sometimes throws its tail into the air to warn off predators before spraying them.
The little stinker’s dance happened over the summer, but this the first the public caught a whiff of the video.