- Native to: Striped Skunks are native to South America and live in a variety of habitats including woodlands, grasslands and agricultural land.
- Diet: Omnivores by nature, Striped Skunks eat insects, rodents, nuts and grain.
- Lifespan: 3-10 years.
- IUCN Status: Least Concerns.
- Fun Facts: The Striped Skunk is the heaviest of the skunk species and is the size of a house cat. They are characterized by their thick black fur and single white stripe running each side of the body, joining at the nape of the neck.