Incidental Captures of Eastern Spotted Skunk in a High-Elevation Red Spruce forest in Virginia

@inproceedings{Diggins2015IncidentalCO,
  title={Incidental Captures of Eastern Spotted Skunk in a High-Elevation Red Spruce forest in Virginia},
  author={Corinne A. Diggins and David S. Jachowski and Jay K. Martin and W. Mark Ford},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract Spilogale putorius (Eastern Spotted Skunk) is considered rare in the southern Appalachian Mountains and throughout much of its range. We report incidental captures of 6 Eastern Spotted Skunks in a high-elevation Picea rubens (Red Spruce) forest in southwestern Virginia during late February and March 2014. At 1520 m, these observations are the highest-elevation records for Eastern Spotted Skunk in the Appalachian Mountains. They are also the first known records of this species using… 
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