• Biology, Medicine
  • Published in The Journal of parasitology 1959
  • DOI:10.2307/3274491

Gastrointestinal helminths of raccoons (Procyon lotor) from Ossabaw Island, Georgia.

@article{Jordan1959GastrointestinalHO,
  title={Gastrointestinal helminths of raccoons (Procyon lotor) from Ossabaw Island, Georgia.},
  author={Helen E. Jordan and Frank A. Hayes},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1959},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={
          249-52
        }
}
An exceedingly high number of raccoons (Procyon lotor) inhabit one of the coastal islands of Georgia (Ossabaw). This area constitutes approximately 25,000 acres of "high-ground" in addition to an abundance of marshland, which affords an excellent habitat for many forms of wildlife. The privately owned island is 1 mile from the nearest adjacent land (St. Catherine's Island) and about 7 miles from the mainland. A swift tidal current prevails between these areas which probably prohibits the… CONTINUE READING

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