Skunks of a Different Color Do you know that skunks come in different colors than black? Although the most common fur color is black and white, some skunks are brown or grey a few are cream-colored. All skunks are striped, even from birth. They may have a single thick stripe across back and tail, two thinner stripes, or a series of white spots and broken stripes (in the case of the spotted skunk). Some also have stripes on their legs. Rollin Miller of our Critter Control Tulsa office live trapped this brown skunk for a property owner: For help with your wildlife nuisance problems please call 1-800-CRITTER for you local office.