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Possums, raccoons and rats overrun Brooklyn public housing

Possums, raccoons and rats overrun Brooklyn public housing

Raccoons and possums and rats — oh my! Critters and critics abound at a Brooklyn public housing complex where a stalled climate resiliency project now provides long-term housing for all kinds of unwanted pests, with some arriving on four legs and still others on six. “I got a dead possum outside and I’m gonna have to call it in because it’s stinking,” griped Karen Blondel, president of the Red Hook West Tenant Association and its 6,000 residents. A raccoon saunters around the Red Hook houses in Brooklyn. […]

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