Adaptations for Skunks and Skunk Cabbage
|The skunk and skunk cabbage both have interesting ways to adapt to forests and swamps environments. Here are some of the similarities of the spotted skunk and skunk cabbage. They both live in North America. The spotted skunk and skunk cabbage both smell bad. People, other animals and insects really do not like that smell.|
You can find them in your backyard. Skunk cabbage has a soft stem. Sometimes it smells like rotten eggs that is why people, insects and other animals don't like the smell. Their smell protects them from any of their predators that will hurt them.
|Now I will tell you the difference between skunk cabbage and spotted skunk. I am going to talk about how skunks adapt to their environment. The difference between a plant and animal is that skunk cabbage lives in low swamps and skunks live in forests. Only the skunk cabbage lives in Eastern America.|
The spotted skunk eats caterpillars, insects, beetles, crickets, grasshoppers and skunk cabbage. To give a warning, all skunks stamps their front feet and raise their tails. The spotted has large blotches of white on its body and grows to about 7 to 14 inches.
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