A pair of raccoon canines that terrorized a village in England has been recaptured, police say.
SWNS reported final week that police had been referred to as to Clarborough in Nottinghamshire after some residents had been subjected to a two-hour standoff with one of many strange-looking animals and livestock was attacked.
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Police had warned native residents to be on their guard after two raccoon canines dug their manner out of a close-by enclosure on the morning of Might 28.
In a Fb publish, Nottinghamshire Police confirmed that, after numerous sightings, the animals had been recaptured within the native space late on Might 31. “The house owners have since secured their enclosure, to which they are going to be returned,” officers stated.
Raccoon canines should not raccoons, however are members of the canid, or canine household, in accordance with the U.Ok.’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. They’re associated to foxes and wolves.
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“Raccoon canines are wild animals – quite than domesticated pets,” it explains, on its web site, noting that the animals pose “a extremely invasive danger” to native species in Europe.
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