They may not strike fear in your heart quite like being cornered by an angry bear, but the sight of a skunk certainly captures your attention. Especially when it's running around in circles in the parking lot at your hotel.

The NY Department of Conservation got the call from employees at the Hampton Inn near New Hartford. Conservation Officer Jeff Hull arrived on the scene to find a large group of onlookers watching a young skunk with it's head caught in an ice cream cup.

Skunk With Cup on Head

The officer freed the skunk by covering it in a towel and simply pulling the cup of it's head. And yes, it sprayed as soon as it was freed. Now that's earning your pay.


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