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Message 1056209 - Posted: 15 Dec 2010, 7:56:44 UTC

That's cute Angela!
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Message 1056289 - Posted: 15 Dec 2010, 15:58:00 UTC - in response to Message 1056275.
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Here's the image You tried to post from Tripod, Tripod doesn't allow hot or remote links as an image file.
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Message 1056393 - Posted: 15 Dec 2010, 20:29:05 UTC



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Message 1056529 - Posted: 16 Dec 2010, 5:37:42 UTC - in response to Message 1056393.



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Thank you for the Pic John. It is nice to see, we can help animals get around; again besides us.
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Message 1057129 - Posted: 17 Dec 2010, 18:51:54 UTC - in response to Message 1056171.

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Message 1058129 - Posted: 20 Dec 2010, 17:07:36 UTC
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A reminder that Tinsel, Garland, Poinsettias, Mistletoe, Holly, Chocolate, All and a few more holiday plants are deadly for our Pets.
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Message 1058319 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 4:18:56 UTC

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Message 1058365 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 8:34:55 UTC


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Message 1058380 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 9:56:07 UTC - in response to Message 1058319.

Oh, Angela...
Get the lil' baby a sno cone, willya?
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Message 1058406 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 12:00:02 UTC

Ya know, the more I see pictures of Raccoons, the more I think that they area cross between Badgers and Foxes. What is the Zoological family background?

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Message 1058436 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 13:42:12 UTC
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The Racoon is the largest of the procyonid family, having a body length of 40 to 70 cm (16 to 28 in) and a body weight of 3.5 to 9 kg (8 to 20 lb). The raccoon is usually nocturnal and is omnivorous, with a diet consisting of about 40% invertebrates, 33% plant foods, and 27% vertebrates. It has a grayish coat, of which almost 90% is dense underfur, which insulates against cold weather. Two of its most distinctive features are its extremely dexterous front paws and its facial mask, which are themes in the mythology of several Native American tribes. Raccoons are noted for their intelligence, with studies showing that they are able to remember the solution to tasks up to three years later.

Procyonidae is a New World family of the order Carnivora. It includes the raccoons, coatis, kinkajous, olingos, ringtails and cacomistles. Procyonids inhabit a wide range of environments, and are generally omnivorous.

Apparently not linked to cats, foxes badgers or any "old world" species.

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PS I know nothing about Racoons, just copied from Wiki.
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Message 1058437 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 13:44:25 UTC - in response to Message 1058436.



Apparently not linked to cats, foxes badgers or any "old world" species.

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I beg to differ........
Everything is linked to cats........LOL.
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Message 1058449 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 14:25:55 UTC

SKOFGA uh. help I remember stuff from my first year at uni...

the order carnivora is divided into Feliformia and Caniformia (catlike and doglike) with raccoons belonging to the latter.

Systematics and Evolutionary Biology tends to be chronically wrong though.

There certainly is some common ancestor critter dating back to Pangea times.
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Message 1058454 - Posted: 21 Dec 2010, 14:33:46 UTC - in response to Message 1058449.

SKOFGA uh. help I remember stuff from my first year at uni...

the order carnivora is divided into Feliformia and Caniformia (catlike and doglike) with raccoons belonging to the latter.

Systematics and Evolutionary Biology tends to be chronically wrong though.

There certainly is some common ancestor critter dating back to Pangea times.

Yeah, Most likely that ancestor is still buried out there, Somewhere.
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Message 1058599 - Posted: 22 Dec 2010, 2:43:29 UTC - in response to Message 1058454.

Yeah, Most likely that ancestor is still buried out there, Somewhere.

I agree.

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Message 1058606 - Posted: 22 Dec 2010, 3:05:13 UTC - in response to Message 1058599.

Yeah, Most likely that ancestor is still buried out there, Somewhere.

I agree.

And I think He'll be forever chasing that acorn(the running gag).


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Message 1059267 - Posted: 24 Dec 2010, 2:02:15 UTC

I've been crunching SETI a long time and I feed the birds and squirrels in my backyard so I thought I'd have my first post be here.
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