Wild animals are not the ones that can be kept as pets in homes.
These are also not allowed to be entered in homes, attic, or any
place where the human are to move about. This is just because of the
threats and dangers which is caused by the wild animal’s presence.
Raccoons are mammals in the procyonidae family. These animals are
small and very adaptable and they can feed on carcass. Most members
of the family usually thrive in trees. There are also many raccoons
that are very successful on the ground. They are located in America
The Texas raccoon has fur that is brown and one can recognize it by
the black eye mask around the eyes and the 5 fingers paws resembling
a palm print. They weigh around 12-15 pounds and they have a small
nose that is sharp as well as small round ears. The trait that is
most distinctive is the thick trail which is quite long. The tail
has black brown circles that alternate.
They are active at bight than in the day and so they therefore rest
a lot in their dens. They can swim in rivers and streams and also
climb trees in the search for food. Their legs are sensitive so as
to grip their prey and feed. They are omnivorous and their nutrition
is versatile. Wild berries, frogs, fish, crabs and nuts are part of
their diet. They also feed on bugs, larvae and worms. They can also
feed on eggs and corn. They can ravage through garbage and east
small rodents. It is the food persistence that usually brings a
conflict between them and humans.
They live in forest and they love being near water. Tree trunks,
caves and holes offer a home for them. They have amazing climbing
abilities and are great swimmer. This means that they can hunt under
water. The front legs are mobile and their paws allow them to open
bolts and handles. They also make homes within your home and they
love the attic.
Most often, the males will live alone but they do allow the presence
of females within their territory. In most areas, mating takes place
in spring. Usually, the young ones will stick around with the mother
until the next mating season.
Most often, raccoons have been described as being very intelligent
and in some aspects, they are even more cunning than the fox.
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