How many of you have seen the striped skunks at the Tallahassee Museum? Have you ever seen a skunk in the wild?
I’m in the Florida panther enclosure at the Tallahassee Museum, and I’ve never been more scared of an animal. Here at the Museum, I’ve been in with a pack of red wolves. Last year, I spent a day in the forest with Bruce Means and an eastern diamondback rattlesnake. And like any Floridian who likes water, I’ve spent a fair amount of time in proximity to alligators. Those are all animals that could seriously hurt or kill me, but that’s nothing compared to right now. Right now, a striped skunk is running directly at me.