Raccoons live large life in city

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Raccoons live large life in city

Drought brings more bandit-faced critters into town to stay
A raccoon trapped near Main Avenue and 32nd Street in Durango awaits relocation. Deborah Kendall, a zoology professor at Fort Lewis College, thinks drought may be driving more of the critters into town.
A raccoon makes it’s way back into the wild after being relocated from Durango. Distemper often decimates raccoon populations when they get too large, and Patt Dorsey, with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, says pet owners should ensure their dogs and cats are vaccinated.

Raccoons live large life in city

A raccoon trapped near Main Avenue and 32nd Street in Durango awaits relocation. Deborah Kendall, a zoology professor at Fort Lewis College, thinks drought may be driving more of the critters into town.
A raccoon makes it’s way back into the wild after being relocated from Durango. Distemper often decimates raccoon populations when they get too large, and Patt Dorsey, with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, says pet owners should ensure their dogs and cats are vaccinated.
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