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September 30, 2018 1:00 PM Deaths of 'zombie' raccoons continue in Central Park

At least 176 Central Park raccoons have now perished in an outbreak of a virus that causes them to act like “zombies” – and three more from Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx were recently infected. The critters are believed to have had the canine distemper virus, a fatal illness that can’t affect humans but may spread to unvaccinated dogs, officials said. Any sick raccoons 117

August 31, 2018 6:33 PM Delaware Woman Dies of Rabies in the State's First Case Since 1941

A Delaware woman has died of rabies, and is the first in the state to die of the disease since 1941. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) said that the unnamed woman had gone to a Delaware hospital in late July after feeling sick, and was quickly moved to a Pennsylvania hospital when her condition deteriorated. She died last week, but test results 90

May 18, 2018 11:07 PM Teacher accused of drowning nuisance raccoons retires

OCALA, Fla. – An agriculture teacher accused of drowning raccoons in front of students has retired. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that Dewie Brewton announced his retirement Thursday in a letter to Forest High School officials. He had been with Marion County Public Schools for 31 years. Brewton had been on administrative leave pending the outcome of a school 72

December 22, 2017 5:02 PM Raccoon 'dragged US baby across room' in Philadelphia attack

A baby girl has been attacked in her room by a raccoon in the US city of Philadelphia, her family says. Four-month-old Jourini Black suffered claw marks to the face when the raccoon attacked her while she slept then dragged her across the floor. "She was laying on the floor - across the room - blood all over her face and her PJs," her mother told US media 38

September 14, 2017 12:34 PM Police in Pittsburgh suburb reporting sick wild animals

Police in Pittsburgh suburb reporting sick wild animals Residents of an upscale Pittsburgh suburb say they've seen alarming numbers of wild animals emerging from the woods and appearing seriously ill, forcing police there to shoot the animals. Ross Township police tell KDKA-TV ( ) they've been shooting five to 10 groundhogs and raccoons 38

May 19, 2017 8:07 PM 'Large cat' invading British man's home found to be raccoon

May 19 (UPI) -- A British man who thought a cat had invaded his home soon realized the intruder was something far less common in England: a raccoon. Marek Chapanionek of Horton, England, said he first spotted the raccoon stealing a cereal bar from his wife's purse and initially thought it was a cat. "I noticed this dark thing coming out of my wife's 50

March 8, 2017 8:35 PM 28 Ways to Take Better Vacation Photos

To improve your smartphone photography game, here are tips you can put to use right now, and most don’t cost a dime Spring break is here, and so are terrible vacation photos. You know the ones: The honestly pretty-underwhelming sunset. The pals in a dim restaurant who look like looting raccoons, caught in the act. People love telling me their phone’s 32

January 27, 2017 2:36 PM Bear this in mind: Missing panda is probably still in zoo

The search for Sunny, the missing red panda, has spanned wide distances, but authorities believe the tree-dwelling animal probably hasn't left the grounds of the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk. Newport News sheriff's deputy Tommy Blyth told The Virginian-Pilot ( ) on Thursday that search dogs haven't given any indication that Sunny has left zoo property 37

September 29, 2016 7:20 PM Margot Robbie & Kate McKinnon Dance, Drink Wine, & Steal Bread In Ridiculous SNL Promos! Watch!

As is the case for every episode, Margot teamed up with an SNL star for her series of promos out Thursday… but unlike most other hosts, the Australian icon was lucky enough to shoot with the Emmy-winning Kate McKinnon! From runaway raccoons to a top secret bread heist, judging by these outrageous ad spots, we think it's safe to say this Saturday's episode 47

September 16, 2016 5:10 PM Albino raccoon spotted feeding on Florida woman's backyard fruit

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- A Florida woman said she ran inside for her phone to record an unusual visit from a rare creature -- an albino raccoon. Regina Courtney said she went out into her New Port Richey back yard with her cat and cockatiel when she spotted the all-white creature snacking on the fruit from a jelly palm tree. The resident 23