Do Raccoons Carry Diseases?

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Raccoons are the one of the most charming, cute and they didn’t look harmful but are also one of the most aggressive animals that can carry different diseases to people and other animals via bites, indirect contact, scratches, and their waste. In the United States, both young and mature raccoons can carry different viruses, bacteria, and parasites that can transfer infections and disease. People should be careful when handling the materials, they contacted or left behind. It is also dangerous to handle their waste and urine without protection and proper training. Raccoons usually get their food during the night, children are usually at high risk of the diseases carried by raccoons because they usually play outside during the day.  (more…)