LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is looking for Kentucky residents to report any sightings of “spotted skunk.”

On the department’s Facebook page, they said the spotted skunk is a protected species and is a related to the striped skunk.

They want residents to leave a comment on the post or message them saying where you saw the spotted skunk.

The department says it is looking for more documented observations in eastern Kentucky. At this point in time, they say there have been few reports in that area and want more.