raccoon

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Synonyms for raccoon

the fur of the North American racoon

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an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America

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RACCOONS released by the Nazis managed to outdo Hitler - by conquering Europe.
Raccoons rarely top 10 kilos (22 pounds), so they don't go after big animals--like people.
While a ready supply of food is the biggest draw to raccoons, it's not the only problem.
Called Repel-X, the bags were recently tested by an independent laboratory and proven to be 100 percent effective against such rodents as rats, mice, and raccoons.
Each year, over 50 million animals worldwide, such as dogs, cats, raccoon dogs, mink, foxes, bobcats, beavers, raccoons, and lynx, are killed for their fur.
Instead of spewing moral stupidity, he should be asking his department to find and get rid of the aggressive raccoons before they pass those skills on to other raccoons.
A teesside woman who knows her raccoons from her red-herrings has won a dream trip to Canada after entering an internet competition.
COUNTRYSIDE: In regards to the article from Elizabeth Smith, Washington with the problems with the bears and raccoons getting into her feeders: Our bird feeders are on poles off our deck, the past few years we've had problems with bears and raccoons getting on the deck at night even though we bring in our feeders at night.
I never doubted he would be OK because raccoons can survive easily in the wild but I was concerned he might be harmed by people who mistook him for a dangerous animal.
He pulled Small Mouse close and began to tell the story of how raccoons got their masks.
River otter pelts are generally picked up by Chinese furriers; grey fox by Germans and raccoons by Greeks, but from there they usually go to Russian manufacturers.
The threat I was telling you about was in raccoon feces containing the eggs of Baylisascaris procyonis (a small intestine nematode parasite of raccoons).
An especially delightful tale for any child who loves raccoons.
We concluded that during turtle nesting raccoons are drawn to the beach to prey on the abundant food resource of turtle eggs, and they do not leave the beach until the end of turtle nesting season.
Wide-bodied animals such as pines, raccoons, opossums, and beavers are pacers, producing a waddling gate when walking.