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  1. Unruly Raccoons and Troubled Educators: Nature/Culture Divides in a Childcare Centre

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    | Contributor(s):: Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Fikile Nxumalo

    Current times of anthropogenically damaged landscapes call us to re-think human and nonhuman relations and consider multiple possibilities for alternative and more sustainable futures. As many environmental and Indigenous humanities scholars have noted, central to this re-thinking is unsettling...

  2. Raccoons' intrusion into urban dwellings: GIS application on urban wildlife study

    | Contributor(s):: Xiaotian Wang

    The history of raccoons entering urban life of human can go back to the beginning of the 20th century (Lariviere, 2004; Bateman & Fleming, 2012). While some people see this animals as rewarding wilderness encounter, others may considers them as threatening safety concerns. (Clark, 1994)...

  3. Characterizing nontarget species use at bait sites for white-tailed deer

    | Contributor(s):: Bowman, Brent, Belant, Jerrold L., Beyer, Dean E., Jr., Martel, Deborah

  4. Forecasting the spread of raccoon rabies using a purpose-specific group decision-making process

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, Aaron, Shwiff, Stephanie A., Chipman, Richard B., Atwood, Todd, Cozzens, Tyler, Fillo, Frank, Hale, Robert, Hatch, Brody, Maki, Joanne, Rhodes, Olin E., Rees, Erin E., Rupprecht, Charles E., Tinline, Rowland, VerCauteren, Kurt C., Slate, Dennis

  5. Consumption of whole cottonseed by white-tailed deer and nontarget species

    | Contributor(s):: Taylor, Benjamin D., Lyons, Eddie K., Rollins, Dale, Scott, Cody B., Huston, James E., Taylor, Charles A.

  6. Evaluation of rhodamine B as a biomarker for raccoons

    | Contributor(s):: Fry, T. L., Atwood, T., Dunbar, M. R.

  7. Signs Observed Among Animal Species Infected with Raccoon Rabies Variant Virus, Massachusetts, USA, 1992–2010

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    | Contributor(s):: Xingtai Wang, Barbara G. Werner, Sandra Smole, Vasil Pani, Linda L. Han

    We analyzed signs occurring among domestic and wild terrestrial animal species infected with raccoon rabies variant virus (RRV) in Massachusetts, 1992–2010. The clinical sign of aggression was significantly associated with rabid stray cats (odds ratio, OR = 2.3) and RRV affected major wild...

  8. Home range, body condition, and survival of rehabilitated raccoons ( Procyon lotor) during their first winter

    | Contributor(s):: McWilliams, M., Wilson, J. A.

    The effects of raccoon ( Procyon lotor) rehabilitation on postrelease survivorship are unknown. Raccoon rehabilitation success was measured as differences in prewinter body condition, home range size, distance to manmade structures, and during-winter survival between raccoons in the wild and...

  9. 人と動物との共生をめざした教育プログラム

    | Contributor(s):: Takatsuki Shigeki, Seiki Takatsuki

    The education system of Azabu University has not always been excellent for wildlife ecology, and this program intended to improve it. Introduction of high quality microscopes has enables us to analyze the food habits of ruminants such as sika deer and Japanese serow as well as middle sized...

  10. Straight Talk On Coondogs: Clennie Workman On The Air

    | Contributor(s):: Workman, Clennie, Williams, Annetta, Lynch, Harry

  11. The role of bait manipulation in the delivery of oral rabies vaccine to skunks

    | Contributor(s):: Stacie J. Robinson, Susan M. Jojola, Kurt C. VerCauteren

    The majority of rabies cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control each year occur in wildlife including skunks, raccoons, bats, foxes, and coyotes. Currently, oral rabies vaccination campaigns are employed to immunize coyotes, foxes, and raccoons. Though skunks are vectors of 6 rabies...

  12. Monitoring raccoon rabies in Alabama: the potential effects of habitat and demographics

    | Contributor(s):: Wendy Arjo, Christine Fisher, James Armstrong, Dana Johnson, Frank Boyd

    Density, morphometrics, and disease prevalence of raccoon populations were determined in 4 habitats (agriculture, riverine, managed, and forested) in central Alabama. In addition we monitored 71 collared raccoons to determine survival. Density estimates were similar in the agriculture (ag) and...

  13. EU DAISIE research project: wanted - death penalty to keep native species competitive?

    | Contributor(s):: Zisenis, M.

  14. An ethicist's commentary on rabies vaccinations of raccoons

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  15. An epizootic of rabies in Maryland, 1982-84

    | Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M., Felser, S. R., Glickman, L. T.

    Racoon rabies was first recorded in peninsular Florida in 1947 (McLean, Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1971, 123, 680-81). Other states of the USA reported only sporadic cases until the 1960s when the incidence increased and it spread into mainland Florida and Georgia. Spread progressed...

  16. An epizootic of rabies: raccoon rabies has surged into the mid-Atlantic region, spilling over into the dog and cat population

    | Contributor(s):: Beck, Alan M.

  17. Raccoon rabies in the mid-Atlantic (epidemic) and southeastern states (endemic), 1970-1986: an evaluation of reporting methods

    | Contributor(s):: Torrence, M. E., Beck, A. M., Glickman, L. T., Perez, C. M., Samuels, M. L.

  18. Animal-based national surveillance for zoonotic disease: quality, limitations, and implications of a model system for monitoring rabies

    | Contributor(s):: Childs, J. E., Krebs, J. W., Real, L. A., Gordon, E. R.

    Surveillance for zoonotic diseases among wildlife is a research and public health challenge. The inherent limitations posed by the requisite human-animal interactions are often undefined and underappreciated. The national surveillance system for animal rabies in the United States was examined as...