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The deskunking recipe

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Skunks – May 1997 – Colorado Central Magazine

The deskunking recipe was formulated by Paul Krebaum, a chemist in Illinois, and publicized by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. It appeared in our September, 1996, edition, and it goes like this:

1 quart 3% hydrogen peroxide

1/4 cup baking soda

1 teaspoon liquid soap

Mix them and and wash your afflicted critter.