Raccoon Facts
└ posted on Monday, 13 June 2016, by Novil
- Tough raccoon: The raccoon was probably not doing pullups, but he saved the heavy man from falling down according to
- Dorcas MacClintock: “A Natural History of Raccoons”, page 30
- Macho raccoon: The raccoon probably didn’t own a Mercedes-Benz, but the rest is completely true according to
- Philip Bethge: “Randale unterm Dach” in Der Spiegel 26/2002
- Big raccoon: It is unknown if the hunter mistook the raccoon for Bigfoot, but such a big one indeed lived in Wisconsin according to
- Dorcas MacClintock: “A Natural History of Raccoons”, page 8
- Rancher raccoons: Completely true according to
- Katja Ridderbusch: “Den Tod anpflanzen” in espace.ch, 26. January 2008
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- Caption: Raccoons are tough, even their tails. A real beefcake loved to do pullups while a man weighing 90 kg was hanging on his tail.
- Caption: Waschbären sind zäh, sogar ihre Schwänze. Ein echter Muskelprotz machte gerne Klimmzüge während sich ein 90 kg schwerer Mann an seinem Schwanz festhielt.
- Raccoon: S-s-s-s-s-even!
- Caption: A really macho raccoon lived in Kassel in 2002. By day, he slept in a brewery, a car dealership or a sex shop. By night, he strolled around the city’s red light district.
- Caption: The largest wild raccoon weighed 28.4 kg and was shot in Wisconsin in 1950 by a hunter who mistook him for Bigfoot.
- Hunter: I saw him, Bigfoot! I swear!
- Caption: Raccoons also earn their keep as ranchers. In the body farm of Knoxville’s Forensic Anthropology Center, some particularly cunning specimens came up with the idea of scraping the skin of freshly delivered corpses to speed up the decomposition process. A few days later, they returned to harvest the fat maggots that had accumulated in the open wounds.
- Raccoon: Gentlemen, dinner is served!