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Archive for July 16, 2021

Young Raccoons Beginning To Venture Outside Of Den

Young raccoons usually will remain in their natal den until they are eight to ten weeks old.  Around this time they start to eat solid food, grow very rapidly and begin to explore at night with their mother.  Usually in late August and September they begin to go out on their own but the family gathers in the fall and dens together through the winter before dispersing in the spring.

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