BEHAVIOR, MOVEMENTS, AND DEMOGRAPHICS OF RABID RACCOONS IN ONTARIO, CANADA: MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS

@inproceedings{Rosatte2006BEHAVIORMA,
  title={BEHAVIOR, MOVEMENTS, AND DEMOGRAPHICS OF RABID RACCOONS IN ONTARIO, CANADA: MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS},
  author={Rick C. Rosatte and Kirk Sobey and Dennis Donovan and Laura Bruce and Mike Allan and Andrew Silver and Kim Bennett and Mark Gibson and Holly Simpson and C Davies and Alexander I. Wandeler and Frances Muldoon},
  booktitle={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2006}
}
During 1999–2003, 127 cases of raccoon variant rabies were reported in raccoons (Procyon lotor) and striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis) in Ontario, Canada. Raccoons accounted for 98% (125/127) of the reported cases with behaviors/conditions including aggression, fighting with dogs, ataxia, vocalizations, appearance of being sick, and the presence of porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) quills. Seventy-eight percent of the rabid raccoons were adults. Juveniles were underrepresented (22%) compared with… Expand
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