Like the other three groups of skunks, spotted skunks are capable of spraying a strong unpleasant scent as a form of defense. But before spraying, spotted skunks will sometimes go into a handstand and attempt to intimidate any would-be aggressors. A wildlife camera, placed in Happy Valley in Arizona's Saguaro National Park, captured the unique sight.
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