Predation impacts of invasive raccoons on rare native species

In Japan, there are concerns that invasive alien raccoons prey on rare native species, Hokkaido salamander and Japanese crayfish, during their spawning season from late winter to early summer. 

Sakura Oe, Mariko Sashika, Ayako Fujimoto, Michito Shimozuru & Toshio Tsubota 

Scientific Reports
November 30, 2020

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