Raccoons

Raccoons are found in both North and Central America. One of the few wild species of animals that has benefited from contact with humans, they have adapted remarkably well to life in our urban areas. The bandit of the animal world, with mask and ringed tail, species Procyon lotor is one of North America's most charismatic and recognizable animals.

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Raccoons

Can raccoons eat carrots?

While not high on the raccoon's list of favorite foods, they will eat carrots.

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Do raccoons eat grass?

Grass may be a minor part of a raccoon's diet but only when other food sources are scarce. The main damage done by raccoons to a lawn is to dig small holes here and their as they search for earthworms and grubs.

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What is the abiotic and biotic of raccoons?

some abiotic factors of a racoon might include sunlight, temperature, water, and air.

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Do raccoons eat dragonflies?

Raccoons will eat most any insect they can easily capture.

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How do raccoons see in the dark?

The special thing about their eyes is that they can see in both night and day. The raccoon is primarily a nocturnal animal. The raccoon's eyes have a little mirror in the back of the eye. The light that comes during the night is absorbed by the raccoons eyes. Some light doesn't get absorbed. The mirror reflects the little light that doesn't get absorbed. When the light gets reflected the raccoons eyes have another chance to absorb it.

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What do baby raccoons eat?

Raccoons are usually completely weaned by 16 weeks. Until that time their main food item is milk from the mother.

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Do raccoons come from the Philippines?

No, raccoons are natives only of the Americas.

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What is one of the tricks a raccoon uses to throw off a dogs scent?

The raccoon climbs up a tree bout 15-20 feet then backtracks all the way down to the bottom. It then climbs up another tree. Then after it thinks that the coast is clear it comes back down.

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In what domain is the raccoon?

The raccoon is a mammal, and all mammals belong to the taxonomic domain of Eukarya.Eukarya covers all organisms in the Kingdom Animalia, as well as the Kingdoms Plantae, Fungi and Protista.

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What are stages of development for raccoons babies?

Day 0 - born blind, nearly naked, ears closed.week 1 - fur begins growing

week 2 - eyes open

week 3 - ears open, animals become a bit more active and vociferous

week 10 (approx) weaned from nursing and begin following mother on foraging expeditions.

month 6 - old enough to leave mother and set out on their own. Many stay with mother until the following spring.

One year - females sexually mature

Two years - males sexually mature



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What would motivate wild raccoons to enter people's homes?

Raccoons are searching for food as well as shelter.

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Is a raccoon a consumer a decomposer or a producer?

conumer

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What kind of consumer is a raccoon?

A raccoon is a secondary consumer as they feed on mice, crayfish, insects, earthworms and other primary consumers.

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Do racoons eat moths?

Raccoons will eat almost any insect, moths included.

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Are raccoons endangered?

Raccoons are not endangered.

No, statistics show that they are actually thriving and not declining.

The conservation status as listed by the IUCN is "least concern" There are no significant threats to the survival of the species.

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Is raccoon penis bone made of ivory?

The raccoon penis bone or baculum and the eye teeth of the North American elk are both ivory. Properly handled and preserved the raccoon penis bone makes a wonderful medium for intricate or fine scrimshaw work and results in a beautiful piece that can be worn as jewelry.

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Why is the raccoon Tennessee's state animal?

The raccoon is Tennessee's state animal because they are abundant in Tennessee and because the legislature so named it.

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How long can a raccoon live without food?

How many days can a young raccoon , , age approx.7 weeks survive without food and water

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What type of ecosystem does a raccoons live in?

Raccoons are very adaptable and may live in a deciduous forest, a conifer forest, a rainforest, a swamp, grassland, savanna, a desert or even in large urban areas.

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How do you stop a raccoon from pooping in the yard?

you probably have trash in your yard so move the trash somewhere else

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How do you convert human years to raccoon years?

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What is a raccoon family called?

faze

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What are baby raccoons called?

Baby raccoons are called kits.

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Do raccoons eat grubs?

they are omnivores they eats almost everything or anything they find including grubs,small rodents,fish,and many other things

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Is a raccoon a herbivore or carnivore?

Technically it is classified as a carnivore but has an omnivorous diet, similar to a black bear.

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