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Pet Raccoon Overdoses on Illegal Drugs

What does one do with a stoned raccoon? Take it to the local fire station, of course. Firefighters are no strangers to emergencies, especially those involving overdosing on illegal drugs. But, one overdose victim created quite a stir at an Indianapolis fire station earlier this month. A distressed woman brought...


"Zombie" Raccoons Terrorize Ohio Residents

They're baring their teeth, walking on their hind legs and generally just scaring the crap out of everyone. Raccoons in Youngstown, Ohio, are exhibiting "zombie-like behavior" according to the residents. WKBN 27 says Youngstown police have been busy this week responding to calls about the strange-acting raccoons. The majority of...


Public Angered After Video Shows Cops Repeatedly Running Over Raccoon

People are voicing outrage after a viral video shows two police cars repeatedly running over a raccoon in a shopping plaza parking lot near Albany, New York. A statement released by the Town of Coeymans Police Department states it received numerous calls reporting a rabid raccoon in the Shop and...


Inside Look: Realtree MAX-1 XT Camo

You a western hunter? Need a camo pattern that works in various western settings? Realtree's MAX-1 XT is for you. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . And follow us on Facebook . It's the 21st century,...


Raccoon Attacks Baby, Pulls Her From Bed

Imagine leaving your infant daughter safely in bed for a few moments while you take your older child to the restroom only to return to find that a raccoon has savagely attacked her? It's the stuff of nightmares, but that's exactly what happened last Wednesday night in a Philadelphia apartment...


How to Trap Coyotes to Increase Deer Density

Do you have too many coyotes where you hunt? Fawn recruitment rates plummeting? If so, it's time to implement a predator management plan. Here's how to do it. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us...


Will Social Media Be the Death of Hunting?

Approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population hunts. To a lifelong hunter who’s worked hard to pass the tradition on to my children, that statistic is frightening. It should be frightening to you as well. We like to think of hunting as a God-given right but, in reality, it isn’t...


Watch Lynx Try to Steal Hunter's Deer

If you know anything about lynx, you know they're a rare sight. Solitary and nocturnal, the elusive lynx is sometimes referred to as "ghost cat" and is seldom seen by human eyes. That's what makes this video of a lynx trying to steal a hunter's deer so cool. According to...


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Black and White Photos from Hunts of the Past

We invited Realtree.com readers to send us their hunting photos from the past. We selected some of the best to share with you, several of which date all the way back to the 1920s. We hope you enjoy stepping back in time with these images of hunters from days gone...


Watch Hilarious Video of Raccoon Leaping Out of Shooting House

Raccoons are notorious for seeking shelter in blinds and shooting houses, so it's always a good idea to check for these and other unwelcome critters before you climb inside. When these two hunters discovered a raccoon in their shooting house, one decided to stay on the ground and film while...


Inside Look: Realtree MAX-5 Camo

Sure, MAX-5 is our waterfowl hunting pattern. But did you know it's great for deer hunting in certain areas, too? See how well it blends in cornfields, with grasses, and in other areas in the video above. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos...


Maine Runner Drowns Rabid Raccoon With Her Bare Hands

An animal lover and a vegetarian, Rachel Borch would have never dreamed of killing a raccoon, until she had to. And she did it with her bare hands. According to the B angor Daily News , the 21-year-old woman was out for a peaceful run down a lovely wooded trail...


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