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Toronto’s Green Bin Conundrum: Are Raccoons Getting Smarter?

Designed to keep raccoons from rummaging through the city’s garbage and leaving a mess in their wake, “raccoon-resistant” green bins were designed to be foolproof. However, with city-wide reports of these furry robbers breaking into

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Why You Shouldn’t Treat Raccoons and Squirrels Like Pets

Why You Shouldn’t Treat Raccoons and Squirrels Like Pets

Raccoons and squirrels may look cute and cuddly (especially as babies) but it can be very dangerous to treat them as pets in your home. While Disney cartoons may portray wild animals as intelligent and

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Toronto’s Rat Problem: What’s Being Done …and What You Can Do to Help

Toronto’s Rat Problem: What’s Being Done …and What You Can Do to Help

Toronto’s rat problem is well-known, but recently residents have suspected a population boom. Councillor Ana Bailão wants to know whether rats have simply become more brazen, or if their numbers are increasing. She put forward

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Is it Legal to Kill a Bat?

Is it Legal to Kill a Bat?

If bats infest a person’s home or property, a person might be inclined to harm the animals or try to remove them. However, it is illegal to kill a bat, and it is unadvisable to

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