Why do raccoons wash their food?

Answer Even the raccoon's scientific name, procyon lotor, which means "before dog washer," refers to this animal's habit of washing. But scientists are at a loss to describe why raccoons perform this habi... Read More »

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How Do Raccoons Eat Their Prey?

Raccoons eat both plant and animal material, so they are termed omnivores. Raccoons are native to North America, where they inhabit wooded areas, nesting mostly in trees.

Why do men use the kitchen sink instead of the bathroom sink to clean their mouth or wash their hand?

Awesome question, I never thought about it, And yeah it is true, I do wash my face and hands in Kitchen sink....HahaYou deserve a Star....Anyway as far as your question is concerned hmmm I really d... 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 »

What Living Things Must Ingest or Absorb Their Food and Cannot Make Food Internally?

The ability to ingest or absorb food is relatively common in nature; only the Kingdom Plantae is completely devoid of organisms that do not ingest or absorb their food, as they make their food inte... Read More »