Practiced for hours and feeling proud of your handstands? Spotted skunk will put you utterly to shame with its elaborate dance warning any who dare approach that it’s locked, loaded, and ready to spray.
Yep, this is what a skunk looks like the moment before it sprays you—all eyes and anus. However, if you’re lucky, before you get sprayed and run shrieking off into the night, this skunk will give you a dance and a handstand.
Why does skunk spray make you want to tear off your own face? The answer lies in two simple atoms which pull together and hitch a ride on other molecules. We'll tell you what they are, and how you can neutralize them.