SK: biting(?).

SkunkLady2 at aol.com SkunkLady2 at aol.com
Sat Apr 27 20:26:52 PDT 2013


Neutering will fix the problem.....NOT IMMEDIATELY.....it takes 12 to 16  
weeks for hormones already circulating in his system to dissipate.  Until  
then, be very careful, because a grown male is perfectly capable of breaking  
your wrist!
 
Neutering/spaying also minimizes the risk of some cancers!!
 
Shelor Brumbeloe
_www.skunksaspets.com_ (http://www.skunksaspets.com)  
 
 

 
In a message dated 4/27/2013 9:28:16 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
gohsman at charter.net writes:

I put  the question mark because its not really biting as usual.   Sebastian
will be a year old in a couple of months.  He's a male,  unfixed.  He's
generally a lovey, but in the last month the hormones  have kicked in and he
"mounts" whatever part of me he can reach, Then he  grabs with his teeth.  I
got him when his owner had some problems and  couldn't keep him any more.  
My
previous skink was a fixed female so I  have no experience with this.  1.
Will this behavior stop when  breeding season ends?  2.  If I get him fixed
will it stop?   3.  When I push or lift him away he just comes right back, 
he
knows I  object to the bite because he'll try keeping his mouth off me.   Is
there any other way to stop this behavior?  Right now at night when  I get
tired of fighting about it I put him off the bed and he waits until  I'm
asleep and gets back on the bed and sleeps with me without any  problem.
Thanks for the help

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Today's Topics:

1. Re: Skunks   ????????????????? (James Zimmer)
2. Re: Skunks   ????????????????? (SkunkLady2 at aol.com)
3. Re: Skunks   ????????????????? (James  Zimmer)


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Message:  1
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 23:56:05 -0400
From: James Zimmer  <jazman0013 at gmail.com>
To: Gabe Heiss <pistgabe at yahoo.com>,  "Friends and fans of skunks."
<skunks at rdwarf.com>
Subject: Re: SK: Skunks   ?????????????????
Message-ID:  <6B4B53F4-95BF-4200-8EEC-08A1968B86CF at gmail.com>
Content-Type:  text/plain;    charset=us-ascii

Yes, related to  raccoons.

Sent from my iPhone

On Apr 25, 2013, at 8:43 AM, Gabe  Heiss <pistgabe at yahoo.com> wrote:

> they're related to  raccoons, right?
>  
> Cheers,
> Gabe
> 
>  
> 
>> ________________________________
>> From: James  Zimmer <jazman0013 at gmail.com>
>> To: Friends and fans of  skunks. <skunks at rdwarf.com> 
>> Sent: Friday, April 19, 2013  1:35 PM
>> Subject: Re: SK: Skunks   ?????????????????
>> 
>> 
>> I became the proud dad  of a kinkajou. I missed the skunk baby time last
year and was lucky to have  found my kinkajou. Skunks are awesome!!!
>> 
>> Best  wishes,
>> 
>> James
>> 
>> Sent from my  iPhone
>> 
>> On Apr 19, 2013, at 1:22 PM,  SkunkLady2 at aol.com wrote:
>> 
>>> HELLO?  Anybody  home?  People out here are wondering where you   are??
>>> 
>>> It's almost baby season and I thought  sure I'd be hearing from excited 
 
>>> "Moms and Dads to be"  by now!!!!
>>> 
>>> YOOOOOO HOOOOOO?
>>>  
>>> Shelor
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Message:  2
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 10:30:36 -0400 (EDT)
From:  SkunkLady2 at aol.com
To: skunks at rdwarf.com
Subject: Re: SK: Skunks   ?????????????????
Message-ID:  <13bc12.2e4f0fb3.3ead3b0c at aol.com>
Content-Type: text/plain;  charset="US-ASCII"

Both are mammals, but I don't believe they were  ever  classified in the 
same family.  

In the late 90s,  research done by Dr.  Jerry Dragoo, University of New 
Mexico, skunks  were reclassified into their own  family.... they are no
longer  
'related' to  weasels, etc.

Shelor  Brumbeloe
_www.skunksaspets.com_ (http://www.skunksaspets.com/)   



In a message dated 4/25/2013 8:44:12 A.M. Eastern Daylight  Time,  
pistgabe at yahoo.com writes:

they're  related to  raccoons,  right?





In a message dated 4/26/2013  11:56:56 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
jazman0013 at gmail.com  writes:


Yes,  related to raccoons.

Sent from my  iPhone

On Apr 25, 2013, at  8:43 AM, Gabe Heiss  <pistgabe at yahoo.com> wrote:

> they're  related to  raccoons, right?
>  
> Cheers,
>  Gabe
>  
> 
> 
>>   ________________________________
>> From: James Zimmer   <jazman0013 at gmail.com>
>> To: Friends and fans of skunks.   <skunks at rdwarf.com> 
>> Sent: Friday, April 19, 2013 1:35   PM
>> Subject: Re: SK: Skunks   ?????????????????
>>  
>> 
>> I became the  proud dad of a kinkajou. I missed the  skunk baby time 
last 
year and  was lucky to have found my kinkajou. Skunks are  awesome!!!
>>  
>> Best wishes,
>> 
>>  James
>>  
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On  Apr 19,  2013, at 1:22 PM, SkunkLady2 at aol.com wrote:
>>  
>>>  HELLO?  Anybody home?  People out here are  wondering where  you  are??
>>> 
>>> It's almost  baby season  and I thought sure I'd be hearing from 
excited 

>>>  "Moms and Dads to be" by now!!!!
>>>  
>>>  YOOOOOO HOOOOOO?
>>> 
>>>   Shelor
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Message:  3
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 11:37:14 -0400
From: James Zimmer  <jazman0013 at gmail.com>
To: "Friends and fans of skunks."  <skunks at rdwarf.com>
Subject: Re: SK: Skunks   ?????????????????
Message-ID:  <C2AE3DE4-44D9-40FC-8265-9161C282928C at gmail.com>
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Skunks are not in the raccoon  family. Coatimundi, kinkajou and I forget
which else now are related to the  raccoon. I forget the family relations of
the skunk at the moment. The red  panda was also classified with the raccoon
but I recall them changing  this.

Sent from my iPhone

On Apr 27, 2013, at 10:30 AM,  SkunkLady2 at aol.com wrote:

> Both are mammals, but I don't believe  they were ever  classified in the 
> same family.  
>  
> In the late 90s, research done by Dr.  Jerry Dragoo, University  of New 
> Mexico, skunks were reclassified into their own   family.... they are no
longer 
> 'related' to  weasels,  etc.
> 
> Shelor Brumbeloe
> _www.skunksaspets.com_  (http://www.skunksaspets.com/)  
> 
> 
> 
> In a  message dated 4/25/2013 8:44:12 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
>  pistgabe at yahoo.com writes:
> 
> they're  related to  raccoons,  right?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> In  a message dated 4/26/2013 11:56:56 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
>  jazman0013 at gmail.com writes:
> 
> 
> Yes,  related to  raccoons.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Apr 25,  2013, at  8:43 AM, Gabe Heiss <pistgabe at yahoo.com> wrote:
>  
>> they're  related to raccoons, right?
>>  
>> Cheers,
>> Gabe
>> 
>> 
>>  
>>> ________________________________
>>> From: James  Zimmer  <jazman0013 at gmail.com>
>>> To: Friends and fans  of skunks.  <skunks at rdwarf.com> 
>>> Sent: Friday,  April 19, 2013 1:35  PM
>>> Subject: Re: SK: Skunks   ?????????????????
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I became  the proud dad of a kinkajou. I missed the  skunk baby time 
last
>  year and was lucky to have found my kinkajou. Skunks are   awesome!!!
>>> 
>>> Best wishes,
>>>  
>>> James
>>> 
>>> Sent from my  iPhone
>>> 
>>> On  Apr 19, 2013, at 1:22 PM,  SkunkLady2 at aol.com wrote:
>>> 
>>>> HELLO?   Anybody home?  People out here are  wondering where you   
are??
>>>> 
>>>> It's almost  baby season  and I thought sure I'd be hearing from 
excited
> 
>>>>  "Moms and Dads to be" by now!!!!
>>>> 
>>>>  YOOOOOO HOOOOOO?
>>>> 
>>>>  Shelor
>>>>  _______________________________________________
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>>> 
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