Truth lies in the Wikipedia beholder.
We are what we type.
Hmm… a couple days before the Kennedy assassination.
None dare call it conspiracy.
Morphology suggests weasels are a common ancestor. DNA suggests bears. Field observations suggests they’re both wrong. Best guess: raccoons are aliens.
I don’t know how the Wild gets around the Do Not Call list, but somehow they do.
You could also translate the Latin as pre-dog or little dog. But then it wouldn’t set up for the joke so nicely.
Raccoons truly are weird.
RJ isn’t a real raccoon. He’s been genetically (and creatively) modified to provide laughs. Real raccoons aren’t funny. They’re rather dour creatures that lack a sense of humor. Real raccoons couldn’t spell “spit take” if you spotted them the spit and take.
Real raccoons eat worms.
Over the Hedge
We’ve started up another firestorm over at gocomics.com/overthehedge. Our inexplicably right wing cranky audience (or at least the commentators) has their panties in a twist over Verne’s plainly evident description of climate change. Is it possible that 2% of climate scientists are correct that mankind has a minimal effect on carbon emissions? Yes, it’s possible. It’s just not probable. And it’s certainly not enough to ignore policy prescriptions.