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The authors of an article featured in The Journal of Parasitology explore parasitic roundworm Baylisascaris procyonis infection rates among animals living near developing land.
Furry, agile, intelligent and voracious: the raccoon is far from being a cuddly toy, which is what many people believe when they get one as a pet.
Prevalence of infection in raccoons can range to nearly 100% of all raccoons sampled in an area Dixon, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Animal Capture and
The European badger (Meles meles) also known as the Eurasian Badger, is a species of badger indigenous to much of Europe (excluding northern Scandinavia, Iceland, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and Cyprus). It is also found in many parts of Asia, from about 15Â° to 65Â° North, and from about 10Â° West to 135Â° East. It is related to stoats, otters, weasels, minks, and other badgers. There are 5 subspecies. The fur is gray above and black on the underside with a unique black-and-white...
A raccoon (also spelled racoon) is a nocturnal mammal in the genus Procyon of the Procyonidae family. Raccoons are unusual for their thumbs, which (though not opposable) enable them to open many closed containers (such as garbage cans) and doors. They are intelligent omnivores with a reputation for being clever and mischievous. Raccoons range from 19.69 to 39.37 in (50 to 100 cm) long (including the tail) and weigh between 9.92 and 35.27 lb (4.5 and 16 kg). The raccoon's tail ranges from 7.87...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.