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An old Aesop fable was recently used to test the intelligence of raccoons, with some interesting results.
Patches serve an important role in ecosystems around rivers and streams, providing fruit and cover for animals (deer, raccoons, squirrels, etc.), reducing erosion, and enhancing insect biodiversity.
Police in Zion, Illinois responded to call regarding a raccoon who got stuck in a sewer grate and needed a little bit of help getting free.
RFK Stadium is infamous for its raccoons, decay and general lack of comfort.
The dynamic is conceivable for Key deer and raccoons
There could be raccoons in the conference center if Hurricane Irma strikes Central Florida.
That’s because, according to scientists, human excrement carries significantly more pathogens than that from other warm-blooded animals, such as raccoons, coyotes, horses and dogs.
The bad news is that a family of raccoons found his plants to be inviting and tore up several.
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