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Somewhere in Indiana, a peanut butter-loving raccoon is very, very grateful.
On June 26, the St. Paul Saints will play as the St. Paul Raccoons after a raccoon captured the city's attention at the start of this week.
Footage shows Brewton and students putting a raccoon in a metal wire trap into a garbage bin.
In 2016, British outlets ran a story about a man in Blackpool who was concerned people would mistake his tanuki for a feral raccoon.
In May 2016, a lion trapped Calvin under a garden shed, right when a raccoon came by.
Biologists had no reports last year of dead ducks, otters, raccoons or other animals that eat mussels.
Wild turkey and raccoon are second and third, respectively, Frett said, based on a sample of the images evaluated early in the work.
But golly, there everyone was with the park’s night-marauding raccoons after the White all-stars knocked off the tournament’s only unbeaten team 4-3.
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RACCOON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of raccoon for English Language Learners
: a small North American animal with grayish-brown fur that has black fur around its eyes and black rings around its tail
: the fur of a raccoon
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