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Title
Pet skunk in the yard
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1950
Publication Information
Pepperdine University Libraries
Trancas Riders and Ropers [digital resource], Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives
Contributing Institution
Pepperdine University, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection
Trancas Riders and Ropers
Rights Information
Copyright to material in this collection, in most cases, is retained by Pepperdine University. Materials are intended for educational and research use, and may be used for non-commercial purposes with appropriate attribution. Organizations and individuals seeking to use materials for publication must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. Such parties should contact Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives.
Description
"Vivian Lewis as a child had skunks for pets. They were de-scented. This particular skunk was probably named 'Bobo,' a large male. The other skunk they kept was 'Sugar,' a female skunk. One day, while riding her horse, she came across a wild skunk and, while on her horse, reached down and caught it by its tail and took it home. She put it in a cage but later it got out, and, while trying to re-catch it, she was sprayed! She said this was the first and last time she caught a skunk. I think that was a good idea. My brother Darrol found a skunk in his garage in Newbury Park. He tried to persuade it to leave but it got nervous and sprayed the walls and other places. Darrol sold his house; the smell would not completely dissipate."
complete;
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
trr00005-2.tif
http://cdm15730.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15730coll15/id/83
Subject
Skunks
Pets
Malibu (Calif.)
Source
Black and white photographic print, 7 x 10 inches
Relation
Trancas Riders and Ropers

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