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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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Scientists fitted animals with radio collars and found one raccoon travelled 180 miles before he found a female in Bremen, Germany.
The raccoon is a North American mammal, native to all the countries from Canada to Panama.
But there are ways to coexist with raccoons, and they don't have to be relocated or killed to stop the problem," Wolfer said.
Penney, Macy's, and Saks Fifth Avenue, and from designers and clothing lines such as Baby Phat, Andrew Marc, MaxMara, and Calvin Klein -- revealing that most of the jackets labeled as "raccoon" or "coyote" from China in fact contain fur from raccoon dogs.
We really should go to a zoo and see a raccoon as well
The college cared for the raccoon after it was discovered in a back garden in Buckley.
Old Raccoon told the funniest stories in the forest.
The May auction was expected to be packed full, with 50,000 beaver pelts and 100,000 raccoon skins ready for sale.
Please amend the published interview with me on the health risks of raccoon feces.
To study such problems, he and his colleagues monitored an Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources' project that trapped, vaccinated, and released skunks and raccoons in certain areas of the city.
Mannes warns that raccoons, bats and skunks are frequent carriers of rabies and close encounters with those animals should be avoided at all costs.