Posts Tagged ‘raccoon’
When you’re on Haight Street these days, sure, you expect a parolee to come along to give your noggin a floggin and rip the iPhone from your grasp, you know, something routine like that.
What you don’t expect is an encounter like this, involving a gaze of brazen raccoons.
Lower Haight Raccoons by Monte Francis:
The Masked Bandits of Golden Gate Park – David Cruz Discovers Baby Raccoons in Golden Gate Park – Great PhotoMonday, October 29th, 2012
Young Raccoons – North Lake – Golden Gate Park – San Francisco:
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Snookum Bears, Snookum Bears, Snookum Bears! – South American Coati Enjoy Halloween Pumpkins at Our SF ZooTuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Heretofore, I didn’t know that snookum bears were actual real animals.
“Did you know that pumpkins make for great enrichment for our active and curious South American Coati at the San Francisco Zoo? In this video, see them play and enjoy treats, while learning about these adorable creatures. We hope you’ll want to come meet them for yourself! Plan a visit: sfzoo.org. Voice-over by Tess & Kate Hodges”
In closing, Snookum Bears, Snookum Bears, Snookum Bears!
Or maybe this shadowy figure was just a very, very large house cat out on the prowl:
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But please remember that urban raccoons kill more more than urban coyotes
Look at ‘em go!
This thing was just a blur shooting by in the dark – I wasn’t sure what it was.
I prefer my critters less squirrelly, like the nice raccoons you’ll find in this outstanding capture from Plomomedia’s Flickr Photostream.
Anyway, I’ve never before seen a raccoon running through the Panhandle…
As seen on Halloween Night, 2011:
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Raccoons just love San Francisco. Remember?
“Via the Legion of Honor’s Facebook, comes a link to this outstanding capture from Plomomedia’s Flickr Photostream.
Well, if the well-paid gardeners and maintenance workers of Strybing Arboretum carry around cans of catfood for the red foxes, can’t bus operators have a little fun too?”