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Old 03-24-2013
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Re: Just sitting on the back of the boat

Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
It's such a shame you can't tame those little buggers - they are about the cutest of all wild animals, along with Wombats.
They are also very tough(not to eat). They survive the winters near our house at 6,700 feet elevation. I guess they eat squirrels, voles, bugs, maybe some plant life? Every year there is a new batch of little ones. Only predators are coyotes and cars. One of my neighbors used to feed them inside her house until one bit her husband. $1,500 for rabies shots. He was "self insured". End of raccoons.

Paul T
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