Blonde raccoons on Newcastle Island

From the Nanaimo Bulletin: Blonde raccoons remain elusive on Newcastle Island. Newcastle Island is one of the only places in B.C. known to have blonde raccoons, a colour believed to be caused by a double-recessive gene. It’s an “interesting phenomenon,” according to Sean Pendergast, wildlife biologist with the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural […]

Continue reading →