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Raccoon Nation

(DVD - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Scientists track a family of urban raccoons in Toronto over the course of six months and also discuss the damage they cause around the world as well as how human efforts to outwit raccoons may be pushing their brain development.
Title: Raccoon nation
[videorecording]
Publisher: Toronto, ON : CBC Learning, c2012
Edition: Widescreen presentation
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Raccoons Inc. ; produced in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Thirteen for WNET; written by Siobhan Flanagan ; directed by Susan K. Fleming
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Originally aired in Canada on the television program The Nature of Things
Originally broadcast in the United States as an episode of the PBS television program Nature
Summary: Scientists track a family of urban raccoons in Toronto over the course of six months and also discuss the damage they cause around the world as well as how human efforts to outwit raccoons may be pushing their brain development.
ISBN: 1608836290
9781608836291
Branch Call Number: DVD 599.7632 RACCOON
Credits: Director of photography, Nick de Pencier ; edited by Carole Larsen ; original music by Chris Whitely with special guest, Rick Fines.
System Details: DVD, widescreen; 5.1 surround sound
Other Language: Described DVD for the visually impaired
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Subject Headings: Video recordings for people with visual disabilities Urban animals Ecology Raccoon Ontario Toronto Raccoon Behavior
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Urban animals
Raccoon
Raccoon
Publisher No: NAT62907 PBS
NAT62907 CBC Learning
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List - Vermin or urban wildlife? by: multcolib_tamaf Mar 27, 2014

Scientists track a family of urban raccoons in Toronto over the course of six months. Turns out our efforts to outwit raccoons may be pushing their brain development. Hello, evolution.

Scientists track a family of urban raccoons in Toronto over the course of six months and uncover their stunning ingenuity in living alongside humans and their pets. Our efforts to outwit them may just be pushing their brain development, and they are smart critters already.


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Jun 27, 2014
  • 3reading4stem2011 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I have always enjoyed seeing episodes of "Nature", and this one is adding to some things I did not know before. I think that this one that more people should see because We have to learn to put with them.

Aug 01, 2012
  • mistical rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

i think my expectations were a little too high.

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