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A Method of Trapping Skunks Without Them Spraying

A friend of mine who regularly traps skunks and other pests has found a way to live trap skunks without them having a chance to spray.  He takes a Havahart trap and removes the back.  A piece of 8-10 inch plastic pipe about 18-20 inches long is then attached to the trap.  Put a pipe cap or plug over the rear opening.  Between the opening in the trap and the front of the pipe, a sliding door is located.

After the trap is sprung, you can identify the animal from a distance to determine what you have in your trap.  Unless you choose to release the animal immediately, approach the trap from the rear or side. …

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