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Mon Jan 8, 2018, 02:14 PM

67. Returning home after a late shift years ago...

I lived in an apartment complex in State College PA. Nearing my building, I noted a distinct smell. As I rounded the corner I found a skunk casually sniffing at my front door.

I was struck by how cute it was, having never met one in person. Also, although I'm not a nature expert, I was instantly 100% certain that I knew what I was seeing.

The skunk turned very calmly to look at me, at which point I backed very slowly away. I took a long path around the complex and approached from another angle, by which time the skunk had left.

Not exactly a life-or-death moment, but it could have ended much differently!

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