‘raccoon’

Can ‘coon

No, this isn’t yet another column about my travel exploits.  This week Peace River Wildlife Center admitted a raccoon in a pretty precarious position. While emptying recycle bins in the Punta Gorda Isles neighborhood, the ... continue reading

Raccoon math and biology

A recent discovery is about to turn the science of genetics on its head.  I’m pretty sure raccoons have started to multiply by binary fission.  Now I know many of you are saying, “That is ... continue reading

Raccoon Follies

No one is more fond of the steam punk trend than I am, but raccoons are definitely big fans as well.  Last year we had a raccoon with a Pepsi can lodged on his front ... continue reading

Sempre fi

Here we are, 14 days into a shiny new year and I’m sure my loyal readers are dying to know how I am doing with my resolutions.  I lasted a record 45 minutes on the ... continue reading

Sempre fi

Here we are, 14 days into a shiny new year and I’m sure my loyal readers are dying to know how I am doing with my resolutions.  I lasted a record 45 minutes on the ... continue reading

Pickles’ Precarious Predicament

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Peace River Wildlife Center.  From the underpaid staff, to the underappreciated volunteers, to the recently-under-a-truck-tire patients; we all have something to be truly grateful for this year.  PRWC ... continue reading

Trick or Treat–Raccoon on the Roof

Trick or treat?  That is the question that runs through my mind every time my phone rings.  Especially on those rare occasions when I am not at work at Peace River Wildlife Center.  Sometimes it ... continue reading

Raccoons, Rabies, and the Rest of the Story

A big shout out to Josh Olive, the esteemed publisher of WaterLine, for looking out for me.  I don’t always have time to write an article for the Charlotte Sun insert every week.  Sometimes I’m ... continue reading

Elle–Guardian of Her Galaxy

My faithful readers and I have been on some wild rides together over the years.  From troubleshooting computer problems (that one ended with the sage advice to consult an expert) to discussing the proper way ... continue reading