Nature

Is That Skunk?

Season 27 Episode 6 | 53m 9s

Beneath a skunk's coat of black and white lies a much more colorful creature than we imagine. Skunks seem to know their power as they navigate the margins of our world. As a few brave experts take a deeper look at this familiar but little-known animal, they are painting a surprising portrait of this intrepid member of the night shift.

Aired: 01/24/09

Expired: 01/24/14

Rating: TV-PG

Video has closed captioning.

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