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Old 03-01-2004, 06:54 PM
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Thanks all for your insights. As of this evening, patience and luck have been the ticket. What I first thought was "a" skunk living under my rear porch, has turned out to be several skunks living under my house. I took one tonight with a shot to the head. I do not have it in me to drown an animal trapped in a cage, although I do understand the part about stinkin up a trap. I guess that comes from being a surfer and knowing what it's like when you're being held down and you think you're lungs are gonna explode. Thanks all.
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Old 03-01-2004, 07:05 PM
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i have seen the game warden's catch them in a live trap. what they were using was a low profile trap. something like a have a heart trap. they told us that if the skunk can not raise his tail that he can not spray. they removed it with any trouble.
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Old 03-02-2004, 03:05 PM
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Hand grenade would work too don't ya think?
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Old 03-02-2004, 04:30 PM
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If you don't want to drown them, cover the trap with a tarp, pull your vehicle up beside the trap and run a hose from the exhaust pipe under the tarp. The skunk will die of carbon monoxide poisoning. Very humane and easy to do.
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Old 03-02-2004, 04:54 PM
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they really like eggs. boil a few eggs and us them for bait and the skunk is the only thing that will touch the eggs.
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