Raccoon Information

Creative Strategies for Keeping Raccoons Out of Your Trash

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The natural habitats of raccoons have been urbanized as a result of the ever-expanding growth of human populations and construction efforts to accommodate those populations. While this has proven detrimental to most species, the raccoon is a highly versatile creation that has a high level of adaptation. It is common for these creatures to stumble… Read More…

Infectious Diseases Carried and Spread by Raccoons

Raccoons have easily adapted to the urban life. These creatures are commonly observed or even directly encountered in neighborhoods, parks, and other areas where people and pets frequent. While known for their cute bandit-like eyes and careful movements, these critters have the ability to carry many infectious diseases that may detrimentally impact the health of… Read More…

How to Tell if a Raccoon Has Invaded Your Home

During the winter months, our homes become more susceptible to wildlife infestations. Many animals are out foraging for food and not finding much. They are also seeking somewhere nice and warm to sleep. Your home can offer many wild animals both of these, and many will not be afraid to take advantage of the free… Read More…

Diseases Raccoons Can Transmit to People

Some of us may think that raccoons look so cute and cuddly. We may even believe that we can keep them as pets. I mean something as cute as they are and wearing their own bandit mask, no less, must be safe, right? You could not be more wrong if you think so. Raccoons may… Read More…

How to Raccoon Proof Your Yard

Raccoons are a common sight in many cities and suburbs. In fact, they are more common to live in cities and suburbs than out in the wild. This means your chances of encountering a raccoon are pretty high. They tend to be rather curious animals that are not afraid of approaching people and ransacking their… Read More…

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