raccoon

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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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We heard a sound upstairs and we see a raccoon run down the steps," said Ashley Rodgers, the child's mother.
In Santa Barbara County, a baylisascariasis case was reported in a toddler in 2002 (1,5); raccoon roundworm consistently infects >80% of raccoons (6,7); and latrines are abundant in residential areas (J.
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By examining footprints at an intermediate and fine scale, we were able to determine a minimum number of raccoons known to be alive (MNKA).
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Although no direct exposure to raccoons or raccoon feces was ever reported, the patient was known to hike in rural areas where raccoons are commonly found.
The raccoons also attempted to drag the other dog away.
Raccoons are highly intelligent, quickly learning how to open gates and bin lids.
A friend of mine traps raccoons and carts them away to try to prevent any exposure.
Brief glimpses of the animals in the grounds of Wallsend Hall led to speculation it could have been the first sighting of a raccoon roaming free.
She would then move her babies to another den, which (I was told) mother raccoons always prepare in advance.
This report documents albinism in raccoons and is based upon voucher specimens and personal communications and observations obtained from several individuals.