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Newspaper: As Raccoon population surges, some seek new solutions
Dec 2, 2022 10:42 ET

Virtually any experienced wildlife control specialist has a good raccoon story or two.

Some incidents showcase the nocturnal creature’s skill and finesse. Wildlife biologist Joe Taylor recalled one case that stood out at his business, Paw Control Wildlife Solutions in Hiawatha.

“The raccoons … traveled to the basement, came up the stairs and ate from the cat food bowl. (The homeowners) couldn’t imagine this sort of thing could be possible anywhere,” he said. “I had to chuckle a little bit — I hadn’t thought of that one.”

Full story here.