A Natural History of Raccoons

A Natural History of Raccoons

Author: Dorcas MacClintock

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924100506488

Category: Nature

Page: 144

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Originally published in 1981, this is a thorough study of the characteristics and habits of one of the most fascinating creatures among the country's wildlife. It covers behavioral characteristics, feeding habits, controlling their population, mating, and habitat requirements. The book includes a chapter on caring for orphaned raccoons. (Animals/Pets)
A Natural History of Raccoons
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Dorcas MacClintock
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

Originally published in 1981, this is a thorough study of the characteristics and habits of one of the most fascinating creatures among the country's wildlife. It covers behavioral characteristics, feeding habits, controlling their population, mating, and habitat requirements. The book includes a chapter on caring for orphaned raccoons. (Animals/Pets)
Raccoons
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Samuel I. Zeveloff
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-09 - Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

The word raccoon is drawn from the Native American Algonquian language. Their term arakun roughly translates to β€œhe who scratches with his hands.” Anyone who has found a raccoon rummaging around in a once securely closed trash container can attest to how skillful raccoons are with their front paws. In
The Natural History of Rabies
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: George M. Baer
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-22 - Publisher: Routledge

This book provides essential worldwide reference information regarding rabies for public health officials, veterinarians, physicians, virologists, epidemiologists, infectious disease specialists, laboratory diagnosticians, and wildlife biologists. The book is divided into six main sections, covering topics such as the rabies virus, including antigenic and biochemical characteristics; pathogenesis, including the immune response
A Natural History of the Chicago Region
Language: en
Pages: 595
Authors: Joel Greenberg
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Interweaving historical anecdotes and modern-day scientific data, a definitive study of the natural history of Chicago describes the various forces that shaped the region's environment, from Ice Age glaciation to the human settlement of the Midwest, and discusses the various habitats of the region, environmental destruction, conservation efforts, and more.
The Natural History of Canadian Mammals
Language: en
Pages: 784
Authors: Donna Naughton, Canadian Museum of Nature
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

"The selection of species to include in this book was based on two principles: 1. Those that in recent times had a viable, naturally occurring wild population in Canada, its continental islands, or in the marine waters of its continental shelf ... [and] 2. Species introduced into Canada by humans"--P.