getting wild in the city

Cats kill birds

Deer destroy plants

Raccoons deal death

Why Files

Reintroducing animals

Teaching animals to be wild.

Mad cow disease bores holes in the brain.

When viruses jump species.

Furious flu.

Antibiotic-resistant microbes

Mosquitoes can make you sick.


Baylisascariasis, Kevin Kazacos, pp. 13-4, Health Hazards in Veterinary Practice, 3d edition, Texas Department of Health & American Veterinary Medical Association, 1995.

Cats and Wildlife: a Conservation Dilemma, John Coleman et al, University of Wisconsin-Madison Cooperative Extension, 1997.

Concrete Jungle, Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman, eds., Juno Books, New York City, 1996.

Going Wild: Hunting, Animal Rights, and the Contested Meaning of Nature, Jan Dizard, University of Massachusetts Press, 1994.

Hearts and Blood, Richard Nielsen, Vintage Books, 1997.

Raccoon Latrine Structure and its Potential Role in Transmission of Baylisascaris procyonis, L. Kristen Page et al, The American Midland Naturalist, V. 140, pp. 180-5 (1998).

Wildlife Society Bulletin special issue on deer management, 25(2), 1997.

No raucous raccoons in here.

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