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Backyard Visitors

No cats this week, though Momma Ricky often masquerades as one…and the cats don’t seem to get it.

Ricky Raccoon

2 Raccoons – Momma Ricky & Baby #1… 8 more words


Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

I’ve read all my Deckawoo Drive books (until the newest arrives) and today I’m sharing another. Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon is actually the second in the Deckawoo Drive series, but I read them out of order. 402 more words

Children's Books

Raccoons in the Intelligence Tests

Raccoons made a splash in the news last week as the University of Wyoming’s Department of Zoology and Physiology released the results of a recent series of intelligence tests they conducted on raccoons.  216 more words


Captured Moments - What prowls in the night.

Yesterday I posted an update on the new fall chickens we are raising and that we lost one to a predator.  Hungry wildlife finds all the places we miss when critter proofing a coop. 174 more words

Captured Moments

Officials: Strange-Acting Raccoons In Ross Twp. Test Positive For Virus

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ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Officials say that strange-acting raccoons in Ross Township have tested positive for canine distemper virus. 207 more words


Kardos, the Masked Marauder of Monterey

In the mid 1980s, we lived in Navy housing.  The back of our townhouse overlooked Monterey Bay, at the top of a steep wooded hillside. My husband was attending the Naval Post Graduate School. 383 more words