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The Totoro, which looks like a cross between a cat and a raccoon, is a benevolent woodland inhabitant visible only to children in this charming film from the great Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki.
Even otters, raccoons, wading birds and at least one duck have been found, dead, in derelict crab traps in Texas bays.
Deer, turkeys, raccoons, squirrels and birds are all wildlife that comes to a wildlife feeder in my back yard.
Under the restoration program in 1987, Fish and Wildlife at first released three pairs of adult red wolves into a world of birds, raccoons, alligators, deer and one of the largest black bear concentrations in the nation.
The bluebirds prefer to live near wooded areas with little underbrush to avoid predators, such as snakes and raccoons, that raid their nests for the eggs.
Experience the sights and sounds of eastern screech owls, raccoons, night time spiders and much more.
Wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes pose the greatest risk of infection today.
The clinic cares for more than 4,000 animals every year, including birds, rabbits, raccoons and more.
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