Of the 50 states in America, 29 states do allow people to keep pet raccoons. Each state has its own laws regarding owning raccoons, and persons interested in doing so must meet the indicated requirements for the state in... More » Government & Politics Law

Raccoons are omnivores and eat both plants and animals. They are very skilled at problem solving and have a reputation of eating just about anything they can access. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

While not typically aggressive unless sick or cornered, a raccoon is capable of defending itself using its sharp teeth and claws. Raccoon bites have been known to cause fractures in the bones of small animals. A bite als... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents
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