The Tomahawk Live Animal Skunk Trap is a popular trap to humanely and effectively trap Skunks. The trap is covered with sheet metal to protect against spray and also helps to keep the skunk calm, which will also reduced the risk of the skunk spraying and you being sprayed. However, if the skunk does spray the odor is contained within the enclosed trap. This trap also works very well on other medium sized animals. Please set this trap in a shaded area during hot weather. The trap weights 6 lbs and is 24″L x 7″W x 7″H and constructed from 1″ x 1″ – 14 gauge galvanized wire mesh and covered with 24 gauge sheet metal.