Skunk with jar stuck on head wisely blames media
A skunk that got its head stuck in a peanut butter jar attracted plenty of press attention in Grand Junction over the weekend -- and it appears that the skunk didn't like it one bit.
The Colorado Division of Wildlife employee was tasked with removing the jar without getting a blast of pungent polecat juice blasted at him as a special thank-you. Thanks to a "noose pole," he managed the trick in a mere ten minutes. Impressive! Afterward, a CDOW spokesman told the Daily Sentinel, "It took off and ran toward a television guy. Only the media around there were at risk."
Nonetheless, the reporters escaped unsprayed -- damn it. Look below to watch Channel 31's report:
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Westword's biggest stories.