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    Raccoons don't generally play well with each other, but they are not particularly territorial unless food becomes scarce.

    MTL ICQ, sniderscion, archidave, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Marc Lippe [deleted] 102 months ago | reply

      when i say " you and animals'!!! you animal, you! (how on earth did you get this shot?)

    2. GEORGE OBOREO [deleted] 102 months ago | reply

      Excellent - well done!
      *Free N A T U R E*

      8675p

    3. SandroGianella 102 months ago | reply

      wow! I'm curious about the story behind this shot too!

    4. St-Even 102 months ago | reply

      Thank you for your comments. This guy was stuck on the roof of a townhouse and trying all kinds of things to get down. I just kept the camera on him until he reached this point of exasperation. A couple minutes later he took a break and posed for all the people taking pictures:
      Raccoon

    5. snappy chappy 102 months ago | reply

      Great capture. I hope he got down from those railings ok ;)

    6. John 3000 102 months ago | reply

      Wow, super-cool shot!

      (Seen in the Animals Animals Animals group)

    7. MTL ICQ 102 months ago | reply

      Amazing dental shot

    8. mfg87 102 months ago | reply

      Haha, that's funny. Nice one!

    9. Now and Here 101 months ago | reply

      Wow, what an incredible angle and moment. A feisty guy, I guess... usually they just look, or scurry away. But there are just way too many raccoons around Toronto; big families of them in my neighborhood.

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    10. HighPlainsDrifter Photography [deleted] 101 months ago | reply

      He looks pissed.

    11. sniderscion 101 months ago | reply

      Wow; that's an incredible shot; I've never seen anything like it! Great catch! There's a bunch of them living in the ravine behind my apartment and at night they make the most bizarre noises sometimes; they sound a little bit like demented human babies when they're yelling; quite an eerie sound.

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    12. St-Even 101 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the comments guys. As beautiful and cunning as these guys are, they are d-a-a-nger.
      Scott: that eerie sound.....ya, I've heard that. THAT'S why my cats stay indoors!
      David: I think I recall reading an article in Toronto Life many many years ago with raccoons on the cover....if I remember correctly, the article said there was at least one raccoon for every two houses in the old pre-amalgamation City of Toronto. Scary.

    13. gardinergirl 101 months ago | reply

      What a fantastic series!
      This is such a great capture.That open mouth is awesome.

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    14. RickSTL 101 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot!

    15. braprut 99 months ago | reply

      wow, nice action.

    16. karsts 99 months ago | reply

      Hey, a really great shot! I also like the shot where he posed for you.

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