Don’t approach it because then you’ll stink. It’s pretty much common sense. Leave it alone and it will leave you alone otherwise you’ll reek for days. Many people say that you can take a bath in tomato juice. This works cause otherwise you’ll stink a lot. They are native to north and south america. They are recognized by their white and black stripes. They were formerly known as stink weasels cause they really stink. Not all skunks are white and black however. There are many that are cream colored and brown. If you see one try to avoid it all costs cause you’ll stink for weeks after if they spray you.