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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A 4-month-old baby girl was attacked by a raccoon in a North Philadelphia apartment Wednesday, according to her family.
These microscopic eggs can survive for years (4), so anyone living in regions with infected raccoons probably has an exposure risk.
A female raccoon, which according to its owner is probably pregnant, is on the loose in Nicosia, between the residential areas of Engomi and Strovolos, the Animal Party said on Wednesday.
Specifically, we evaluated footprinting as a method to uniquely identify raccoons and estimate their population density based on mark-recapture methods.
RACCOONS | ANIMALS | ANIMAL FAMILIES | HABITATS | NATURAL WORLD
Despite the family's report that the child had no exposure to raccoons, clinical suspicion for baylisascariasis was high, based on the elevated CSF eosinophil count, and the fact that the family lived in an area where raccoons were prevalent.
AN Irish couple were attacked by "vicious" raccoons as they were out walking their daughter's two dogs in San Francisco.
Escaped raccoons could become real pest in Wales, a wildlife expert has warned.
I want to pass along a report from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer about raccoons being a host for the roundworm parasite known as Baylisascaris procyonis.
Terry, of TNT Print and Events, has rescued both raccoons and raccoon dogs which he takes to shows and birthday parties in a petting zoo.
Alter two weeks, I was discouraged and depressed about the situation, especially after reading that it can take nine weeks before baby raccoons are ready to start following their mother out of the den.
Allen and Neil (1955) indicate that albinism in raccoons was linked to a single recessive allele, however more recent evidence suggests that two loci may determine albinism in this species (Long & Hogan 1988).
Washington, December 13 ( ANI ): Scientists from the University of California say rare brain tumors emerging among raccoons in Northern California and Oregon may be linked to a previously unidentified virus discovered by a team of researchers, led by scientists from the University.
There are a lot of raccoons in the movie, but the movie's not about raccoons.