Midwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

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Raccoon populations have benefitted from the increasing suburbanization of the Midwest. Increasing numbers of raccoons have had an impact on many turtle species, though, as raccoons are very adept at finding and eating turtle nests.

Raccoon populations have benefitted from the increasing suburbanization of the Midwest. Increasing numbers of raccoons have had an impact on many turtle species, though, as raccoons are very adept at finding and eating turtle nests.