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9:41 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Raccoons all but disappear on Folly Beach after virus outbreak

A distemper outbreak has decimated the population of raccoons on Folly Beach, and some suspision is falling on warmer weather for making conditions perfect for the virus.
5:42 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Raccoons all but disappear on Folly Beach after virus outbreak

Image by Flickr user yeimaya A distemper outbreak has decimated the population of raccoons on Folly Beach, and some suspision is falling on warmer weather for making conditions perfect for the virus.  
5:00 am on Saturday September 1, 2012

Photo of the day: "Raccoon Man"

Photo by John Bocook There's been talk swirling around town of a man on a bicycle with his pet raccoon riding shotgun. John Bocook managed to snap photographic evidence on 501 during the Friday afternoon congestion.  He's been spotted mostly in the...
7:17 pm on Wednesday June 18, 2008

Another person treated for rabies

Once again, a person who picked up a raccoon has been treated for rabies. The woman on James Island who took a baby raccoon to an emergency care center on June 8th was treated for rabies after the animal was found to be rabid. The state has...
1:57 am on Thursday May 22, 2008

$43,000 spent for close encounter with raccoon

Image by flickr user Michael ScheltgenImage by 20080523_raccoon.jpg Not the raccoon in question. But, regardless, we won't be swapping saliva with it because we don't like shots. More than $43,000 has been spent by state health officials...
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