World’s Strangest

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Raccoon Kid’s Animal Cap

Raccoon Kid’s Animal Cap – $15.95 Are you looking for the perfect hat for the perfect cold weather hat for your favorite cookie bandit? You need the Raccoon Kid’s Animal Cap from the NeatoShop. This adorable knit hat features faux fur. One size fits most kids 3 years and up.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop [...]

The Reunion Box

(YouTube link) A family in Arlington, Virginia, had their chimney capped, unaware that a raccoon and her babies had a nest inside. The United States Humane Society came and removed the raccoon and two babies and set them free outside. But there were actually four in the litter, which wasn’t evident until the next day. The [...]

Raccoon and Cat

(YouTube link) Banjo the raccoon acts like a lot of people, and just wants to cuddle a cat, whether the cat feels like receiving such attention or not. However, Buddy the cat is a patient soul. -via Metafilter

Harbor the Rescue Raccoon

Harbor the raccoon was kept in a small cage for four years and become almost completely blind before wildlife rehabilitator MaryEllen Schoeman took him in. She washed, fed, and cuddled him, then introduced him to his new custom-made enclosure, where he can run, climb, and play in water. His recovery was amazing, and he now [...]

Raccoon Invasion

(YouTube link) A mother raccoon teaches her growing litter how to scrounge a meal at photographer Brad Gillette’s house. -via reddit

Raccoon Eating at the Table

(YouTube link) I don’t even let my pets do this, and they’re family. But a wild animal? Well, I guess it depends on how scary the wild animal is. This raccoon is a pet. His name is Deere. -via Buzzfeed

"Despite what the fashion industry says, manufacturing a suit of feral raccoons is not overly complicated."

I’ve long suspected this to be true, but Kara Crabb’s successful experiment has only confirmed it. “As the old saying goes, the best way to get raccoons to swarm over your body is to think like a raccoon.” We know that raccoons are highly motivated by food, so she baited thems with food duct-taped to [...]

Baby Ring-Tailed Coatis

The coati is a relative of the raccoon, but with a distinctively more piggish snout. While they’re always pretty cute, they are mind-blowingly precious as babies as you can see in this great ZooBorns post. Don’t miss out on these precious pics. Link

Three Albino Raccoons Found

A homeowner in Toronto called a wildlife control company when he saw a unidentified white animal in the garage. Brad Gates of Gates Wildlife Control thought it might be a skunk from the description. The crew found a litter of raccoons -three of them albinos! The kits appeared to be somewhere around six to eight [...]