817 users online (136 members and 681 guests)  


Websleuths News


Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Penns' woods
    Posts
    1,482

    Nekid Skunk


    When local wildlife removal expert Eric McCool peered into a trap Wednesday, he encountered a strange sight - a hairless skunk.


    McCool, who has provided wildlife removal services for 20 years from Ohio to Florida, said he has "never seen anything like it."

    The unusual specimen was living under a home on North Street in Oil City.

    On first glance, the creature enclosed in a small box trap resembled a ferret. Its bare skin contained numerous folds, and the telltale black and white markings (that would have enlivened its coiffure if it had one) were faintly visible on the skin, like a faded tattoo.

    "He looks perfectly healthy," McCool said. "There are no signs of lesions or disease."

    He was surprised that the mammal has lasted through the winter without its normal coat.

    "He's surviving. How he's surviving, I'm not sure," he said.

    Full story at link:
    http://www.thederrick.com/stories/02242006-5006.shtml

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Posts
    23,796
    Oh goodness, now they will start breeding these and they will become "pet of the month" fad.
    Just when I think that I have seen the most depraved things a human can do to another human, somebody posts a new story...........

    Why is it that when a custodial parent fails to provide for a child it is called neglect and is a criminal matter. But when a non custodial parent fails to provide it is called failure to support and is a civil matter?


    "Just when the caterpillar thought its world was over, it became a butterfly" ~ Michelle Knight

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    209
    Aw, how stinkin cute



Similar Threads

  1. Skunk Begs for Help!
    By TheShadow in forum News that makes you smile!
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-18-2006, 11:15 AM
  2. Man rushed to the hospital after pet skunk bites his penis
    By Casshew in forum Bizarre and Off-Beat News
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-02-2005, 12:10 AM