National Skunk Day

Sweet baby skunk with adorable markings sitting in a grassy meadow, surrounded by colorful wildflowers and butterflies..
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Welcome to National Skunk Day! Prepare yourself for a stinkin' good time as we dive into the fascinating history of these misunderstood creatures. Whether you have a soft spot for skunks or are just curious about why they have their own day, you're in for a treat!

When is Skunk Day?

It's national skunk day on the 15th June.

The Pungent Origins

Did you know that National Skunk Day has its roots in the colorful world of internet history? It all started back on June 15, 2018, when skunk enthusiasts, skunk experts, and even casual skunk lovers took to the internet to celebrate these black-and-white marvels.

With 1451 online mentions detected on that day, it's safe to say that skunk fever was in full swing. People shared stories, photos, and even skunk-inspired artwork, all in the name of honoring these incredible creatures.

As the online buzz continued to grow, National Skunk Day was officially born. It became a day to educate, appreciate, and embrace the skunk population around the world.

Did you know?

Did you know that skunks are incredibly talented? When threatened, they can spray a smelly liquid accurately up to 10 feet away! It may not be the kind of talent you'd showcase at a talent show, but it sure is impressive in the animal kingdom.


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First identified

14th June 2018

Most mentioned on

15th June 2018

Total mentions


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