Live skunk captured on Maui

West Hawaii Today

A live skunk was captured Tuesday morning at a maritime container yard at Pier 1 in Kahului on Maui, the state Department of Agriculture reports.

The skunk was spotted roaming around in the container yard and reported to harbor security by a biologist surveying for stranded sea bird fledglings, the Department of Agriculture said. Harbor security personnel subsequently contacted the department’s Maui plant quarantine inspectors, who immediately responded, cornered and captured the animal around 8 a.m.

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