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“Crazy” raccoon dog is terrorizing the villagers

A wild raccoon dog has terrorized a British village, frightening locals and attacking pets. SWNS reports that the police were called to Clarborough in Nottinghamshire this week after some residents were subjected to two hours' break with the strange-looking animal. Villager Mandy Marsh woke up by a "frightening scream" early on Tuesday morning and her husband Dale ran out to see a raccoon dog confronting the couple's pet and pony. "He came back and he told me you have to come and see here, there's something in the field that attacks pony and I have absolutely no idea what it is," she told SWNS. STUNNING BALD EAGLE PHOTO EXECUTE VIRAL SENSATION "This raccoon was completely crazy. It screamed and screamed and spun," added Marsh. "It was quite angry." Racket dog roaming in the paddock next to Mandy Marsh's home. (SWNS) Armed with wooden planks, it took the couple two hours to chase the angry raccoon dog away, even though their animal diet was left with a sore shoulder and scratches after the animal's attack. The raccoon dog returned moments later to confront a dog hiker outside the marsh home, according to SWNS. ALL-WHITE PANDA CASH ON CAMERA IN KINESIS NATURE RESERVES Police have warned local residents to be vigilant Mandy Marsh's pony, peaches and goat, Betty, was terrorized by the raccoon. ) Two raccoon dogs were missing from a nearby casing on the morning of May 28, according to the Nottinghamshire Police. "The animals, described as large as a medium-sized…

A wild raccoon dog has terrorized a British village, frightening locals and attacking pets.

SWNS reports that the police were called to Clarborough in Nottinghamshire this week after some residents were subjected to two hours’ break with the strange-looking animal.

Villager Mandy Marsh woke up by a “frightening scream” early on Tuesday morning and her husband Dale ran out to see a raccoon dog confronting the couple’s pet and pony. “He came back and he told me you have to come and see here, there’s something in the field that attacks pony and I have absolutely no idea what it is,” she told SWNS.

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“This raccoon was completely crazy. It screamed and screamed and spun,” added Marsh. “It was quite angry.”

Racket dog roaming in the paddock next to Mandy Marsh’s home.

(SWNS)

Armed with wooden planks, it took the couple two hours to chase the angry raccoon dog away, even though their animal diet was left with a sore shoulder and scratches after the animal’s attack.

The raccoon dog returned moments later to confront a dog hiker outside the marsh home, according to SWNS.

ALL-WHITE PANDA CASH ON CAMERA IN KINESIS NATURE RESERVES

Police have warned local residents to be vigilant

Mandy Marsh’s pony, peaches and goat, Betty, was terrorized by the raccoon. )

Two raccoon dogs were missing from a nearby casing on the morning of May 28, according to the Nottinghamshire Police. “The animals, described as large as a medium-sized dog, are potentially dangerous when approaching, because they are not tamed,” it added in a statement.

Marsh said that a local wildlife tracker offered to help track the raccoon dogs and had told her something had attacked local animals recently.

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Mandy Marsh with her pet pony and goat. (SWNS)

Raccoon dogs are not raccoons, but are members of canid or dog family, according to U.K. Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA). They are related to foxes and wolves.

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“Raccoon dogs are wild animals, rather than pets”, it explained on its website that it is noted that the animals pose a high invasive risk to native species in Europe.

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