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In the English village of Cerbara, Nottinghamshire, and two escaped Ussuri raccoon terrorized local residents. About this newspaper the Lincolnshire Echo.
According to the newspaper, the animals escaped from the enclosure on Tuesday morning, may 28. British Betsy Greenhalgh (Greenhalgh Betsy) shared on social networks a photograph of the raccoon, leaning over the plate at the fence.
“Does anyone know what kind of animal? It attacked the goat my mother in law at 4:30 in the morning. Two men two and a half hours trying to get rid of him, signed Greenhalgh picture. — Beast is very aggressive, be careful. He also tried to attack the dog. County Cerbero”.
Authorities warned local residents that the Ussuri raccoons can present a danger to others. Police encouraged anyone who sees the animals, immediately call the emergency phone.
Ussuri raccoon, or raccoon dog, is a carnivorous omnivorous mammal of the family Canidae. Beast reaches 65-80 inches in length and weighs up to ten pounds. In color it is similar to the raccoon.
In 2018, it was reported that in the American city of Milton, West Virginia arrested a drunk raccoon that scared the townspeople. As it turned out, the beast gorged on fermented apples and get drunk.
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