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Chicago-area police warn of ‘zombie raccoons’ with distemper

Credit: Seattle Times- Published 5 days ago
RIVERSIDE, Ill. (AP) — The warning about “zombie raccoons” may sound like something out of a bad television show, but a suburban Chicago police department says they present serious dangers to family pets. The critters are called zombies because those carrying the distemper virus often stagger on their hind legs and bare...
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Published 4 days ago -  00:36
‘Zombie Raccoons’ Threaten Pets
Authorities in the Chicago area are warning residents of the increasing number of “zombie raccoons.” The infected animals can act zombie-like, and carry a distemper virus that can be deadly to dogs.

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RIVERSIDE, Ill. — The warning about “zombie raccoons” may sound like something out of a bad television show, but a suburban Chicago police department says...
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