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Vaccines for wild animals

P8riot

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Greeeeeeat! Is it me or is there a very unusual amount of dead raccoons on the sides of highways that dont look hit/smashed and look as if they almost just dropped dead? I have driven between western PA and OH lately and I noticed it and even my wife said something. Some were clearly hit with dna evidence everywhere! But most looked like they just died.
 
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Extra raccoons equate to extra road kill raccoons. I don't think there is any conspiracy theory stuff here. Just less hunters.
Agreed. I have anywhere from 3-5 in the front yard at night. I only know one person that still hunts them. I wouldn't mind getting back into it if I can ever land a day shift job that's decent around here
 

Jackalope

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Greeeeeeat! Is it me or is there a very unusual amount of dead raccoons on the sides of highways that dont look hit/smashed and look as if they almost just dropped dead? I have driven between western PA and OH lately and I noticed it and even my wife said something. Some were clearly hit with dna evidence everywhere! But most looked like they just died.

That article was written by an enviro nutjob. They've been using air-dropped rabbits vacs for decades to control rabies. IIRC the ODNR actively does it also. The raccoon population is out of control now, especially in suburban areas where they have plenty of garbage to raid.