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2014-09-29 08:23:25

Reliability work continues at locations across Michigan JACKSON, Mich., Sept.

2014-05-19 23:02:50

The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Waco, TX (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 It is garden season and everyone can use

2013-10-21 23:00:45

Animal Trapping for La Canada and Glendale, CA is now being performed by licensed trappers

2013-10-15 23:21:21

The authors of an article featured in The Journal of Parasitology explore parasitic roundworm Baylisascaris procyonis infection rates among animals living near developing land.

2013-10-15 23:01:23

Rodent Guys expands their services in Claremont and La Verne area with animal trapping services for raccoon, skunks, opossums

Socialness In Carnivores Linked To Size Of Frontal Cortex
2013-10-09 05:49:36

A growing body of research from Michigan State University reveals that the region of the brain that makes humans and primates social creatures may play a similar role in carnivores.

2013-10-01 23:28:44

Opossums and raccoons will still be around during the winter.


Latest Raccoon Reference Libraries

Ring-tailed Cat, Bassariscus astutus
2012-11-01 07:16:05

The ring-tailed cat (Bassariscus astutus), also known as the ringtail cat or the marv cat, is a species within the raccoon family, Procyonidae, and is native to North America. Its range includes California, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, Utah, eastern Kansas, and central and northern Mexico. Its range includes the Great Basin Desert, and it intersects with the range of B. sumichrasti in Veracruz, Guerrero, and Oaxaca. This species prefers a habitat in arid, rocky areas with a water source like...

Crab-eating Raccoon, Procyon cancrivorus
2012-07-20 08:42:55

The crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus) is native to South and Central America. Its range includes Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, and extends to the northern areas of Uruguay and Argentina. It prefers a habitat with abundant water resources. Although the name implies that this raccoon’s diet consists of only crabs, it also consumes other crustaceans, like lobster, as well as fruits, amphibians, and turtle eggs. The crab-eating raccoon is similar in appearance to the common...

Bushy-tailed Olingo, Bassaricyon gabbii
2012-07-18 14:02:24

The bushy-tailed olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii) is a species within the Procyonidae family, which includes raccoons. This species was the first to be described in its genus, and it is considered the only “true” olingo. It is native to Central and South America. Its northern range extends from Nicaragua to Ecuador in the south, and includes Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia in between. It prefers habitats within tropical moist forests at altitudes of up to 6,600. The bushy-tailed olingo holds...

White-nosed Coati, Nasua narica
2012-07-05 15:19:41

The white-nosed coati (Nasua narica) is a species of coati that is related to raccoons. Its common local names include the antoon, the pizote, and the tejon. The latter name, tejon, is primarily used in Mexico and it means badger. It is native to the Americas, and lives at altitudes between sea level and 9,800 feet. Its range stretches through New Mexico and southeastern Arizona and throughout Central America and Mexico. It reaches the farthest areas of northwestern Colombia, but its southern...

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2009-02-16 18:08:32

The Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus), is a mammal belonging to the raccoon family. It is also known as the ringtail cat, ring-tailed cat or miner's cat. It is also sometimes mistakenly called the "civet cat". It is native to arid climatic regions of North America. It is found throughout California, Colorado, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Utah and parts of northern Mexico. It is also found in the Great Basin Desert which covers most of Nevada, half of Utah, and parts of California,...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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