Is that raccoon rabid?
Seeing a raccoon during the day is no cause for panic, it is not necessarily sick or dangerous. It can be normal to see a raccoon out during the day. It may be foraging for food or moving to a new location. Key in on the behavior of the raccoon before calling for assistance. Look for abnormal behaviors such as:
  • Staggering gait
  • An animal seemingly oblivious to noise or nearby movement
  • Erratic wandering
  • Discharge from eyes or mouth
  • Repeated high-pitch vocalization
  • Self-mutilation

If you see a raccoon showing these signs, call Coralville Animal Control at 319.248.1800 for assistance.

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