Striped Skunk (image) University of California - Davis Share Print E-Mail Caption A new study has found that unlike most other small carnivores, skunks have no strategies to avoid predators. Instead, their black and white coloration warns other animals to steer clear. Credit Jennifer Hunter/UC Davis photography Usage Restrictions One-time usage rights to accompany story related to the University of California, Davis, news release. Must contain photo credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.