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Why Scavengers Won’t Always Go for a Free Meal

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You might not think that the raccoon digging through your stinky trash cares much about what it can scrounge. I mean, that’s week old pizza. But it turns out scavengers are actually picky about what they put through their digestive systems!

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Sources:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S235224962200012X
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169534710003034
https://www.nature.com/articles/srep29641
https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3289&context=icwdm_usdanwrc

Scavengers, such as raccoons, can be picky eaters

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