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raccoon

a gray-brown animal with a long, furry tail ringed with black, a sharp, pointed face, and about as big as a medium-sized dog. It is terrestrial, arboreal and aquatic, omnivorous and nocturnal. Called also coon, Procyon lotor.

raccoon dog
raccoon poxvirus
a poxvirus that causes typical pox lesions in the raccoon.
raccoon rabies
a major wildlife reservoir and source of human exposure in the southeastern United States.
raccoon roundworm
baylisascarisprocyonis.
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Bandit the raccoon has been reunited with his owners after anxlous weeks away from home Picture: JEFF PITT
I am not really leaving you, Small Mouse," Old Raccoon said softly.
Returning to Home Depot, I ultimately resorted to an altogether different mode of warfare: powdered coyote urine, which the clerk assured me was the plastic explosive of raccoon removal.
These analyses provided an indication of whether raccoon activity patterns were typical for mammals, and therefore a function of other external forces, or whether raccoon activity stood out by itself relative to turtle nesting.
Begin by forming groups of three participants, seated within a Raccoon Circle.
Vaccinating the city's raccoons against canine distemper in the early 1990s successfully reduced the prevalence of the disease in these urban scavengers.
TVA reduces water levels in the Raccoon Mountain reservoir every five to seven years as part of its dam safety inspection program.
Escaped raccoons could become real pest in Wales, a wildlife expert has warned.
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During July-December 2012 and 2013, sick raccoon dogs and arctic foxes, which were farmed for fur products on 6 farms (farms A-F) in Jilin and Liaoning provinces, China, were received for quarantine inspection at the Fur Animal Disease Laboratory, Institute of Special Animal and Plant Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
The proportions of individual raccoons involved in dispersal and philopatry are of special interest to researchers because of the effects on the speed of the spread of epidemics such as raccoon rabies, the largest epizootic on record (Cullingham et al.
Frequently, the raccoon would fool the pack, crossing a stream and doubling back.