RACCOONS IN THE NEWS: Germany Falls to the Masked Marauders

From b3ta.com

Continuing coverage from the front lines in Europe, this time about Germany in particular.  Most egregious was one quote from someone mistakenly stating that raccoons in Germany are a “It’s a present of the American people,” apparently unaware that their presence was due to the work of the Nazis.  Or did they?  This article actually indicates that the European raccoon population was more a side-effect of being farmed for fur.  Nonetheless, they’re in the wild now and have no natural predators (except for man.)

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