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Title: Wildlife Notes: The Raccoon - Friend or Foe?

Author: McLellan, Toni; Torsello, Mary;

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Source: Misc. Publ. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The raccoon (Procyon lotor) is an important link in nature's food web. Raccoons are also beneficial to humans because of their consumption of pesky insects and mice, their aesthetic qualities, and their fur. They are an enjoyable and lovable animal; however, they can cause damage and pose health problems to animals and humans. This publication describes precautions that you can take to avoid potential raccoon problems

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McLellan, Toni; Torsello, Mary 0. Wildlife Notes: The Raccoon - Friend or Foe?. Misc. Publ. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry

 


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