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ZOWIAC on Die Ratgeber (hr television)
The article explains various protective measures against raccoons. Norbert Peter explains the research project and the goals of project ZOWIAC
Citizen Science raccoon, raccoon dog and mink report via app
Actually, the raccoon comes from North America – but it is also spreading in Europe, meanwhile it can be seen quite often in Berlin, for example.
Raccoons and raccoon dogs : infested with parasites
A research project is to show what damage raccoons, raccoon dogs and American minks cause in Europe. Initial results are unappetizing and worrying.
Raccoons and Co. looked on the paws
With the help of the ZOWIAC app, interested parties can submit reports on the three species – with the aim of obtaining detailed, area-wide data on the distribution and occurrence of the potential disease vectors.
The search for the origin
When diseases jump from animals to humans – a scenario whose effects we are currently experiencing worldwide
Anna and the wild animals
The 88th episode is about the raccoon dog and its peculiarities and, among other things, what influence it has on our nature.
Two furry animals conquer Europe
Originally from North America and Asia respectively, raccoons and raccoon dogs have already colonized large parts of Europe. Their advance is likely to be far from over.
Raccoon dogs: Invasive Species and Potential Hosts for Sars-CoV-2
Researchers from Frankfurt sequence the genome of raccoon dogs and find evidence that the animals can transmit coronavirus.
Virus host on the rise
Whole raccoon dog genome sequenced for the first time – potential for SARS-CoV-2 transmission.