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Skunk getting ready

Before the Spotted Skunk is going to attack you with his (or hers;) rather unpleasant strong scent, he (or she;) is supposedly known to give you a slight head up by either stamping its front feet and hissing at you or, as in this particular case, by doing a marvellous headstand:)