Gobble, Gobble, GONE!

Esposito, Audra
November 2007
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;11/19/2007, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p2
The article focuses on studies conducted by wildlife experts which found that raccoons are eating corn from stalks in Indiana and stealing grapes from vines in California.


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