How do raccoons protect themselves?

Answer Raccoons are a mid-sized mammal measuring 24 to 42 inches long and weighing 8 to 20 pounds. Although they are hunted by larger animals, they can protect themselves quite well.Keen Sense of SmellRa... Read More »

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How Do Raccoons Protect Themselves from Predators?

Most people first get acquainted with raccoons when they find this bushy-tailed mammal rummaging through their garbage in search of food. Raccoons are often dark gray in color with ringed tails and... Read More »

How can I protect my pond from raccoons?

Although raccoons are cute, they can become a problem in backyards. If you have water features, your yard might be particularly attractive to raccoons. And if you have a pond with fish, raccoons fi... Read More »

How to Protect a Fence From Raccoons & Possums?

Raccoons and possums are opportunistic feeders, invading homes and gardens in their search for food. These small pests raid pet food bowls, gnaw on growing vegetables and tear open garbage bags, le... Read More »

I have a fig tree and every year the raccoons eat ALL the figs. How can I keep the raccoons off my figs?

I had the same problem with animals eating my figs. My dad built a cage around it(wood frame, plastic netting). It helped to some extent. But birds would manage to get in there and then are too ... Read More »