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Raccoon

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By: Pat Coate

While taking the pooch for a walk this week we came across this raccoon. Though they are abundant in our area I seldom see them. This one seemed to be doing well in its preparation for the coming cold weather as it was quite plump. At one point it slid down several feet and I thought it might fall out of the tree.
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Raccoon enjoying rose hips

Raccoon
Raccoon

I took advantage of the Presidents Day holiday to walk around Allegany State Park in search of something to photograph. Chickadees and Juncos were the most commonly found birdies flittering around Red House Lake (but I could not find any Crossbills). Along ASP Rt2, I located this blackish-gray thing up in a shrub and instantly squealed my breaks for a better look!
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Raccoon ready for Spring [video]

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Cute as heck Raccoon

This morning at precisely 1:48 A.M. EDT, the Sun crossed directly over the Earth’s equator and became the Northern Hemisphere’s vernal equinox. This equinox is a great time for looking for animals because the ground is thawing and critters are out searching for food.
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Raccoon Hike

Prints into the Sunset
Prints walking towards the sunset!

After work, Grace (aka Ninehtotoo5) and myself headed out to the France Brook area of Allegany State Park to enjoy a hike along the Snowmobile Trail. We quickly saw the Raven’s doing their courtship display and then heard the Red-shouldered Hawks screaming (CHECK) as if they showed up on cue. The truth is that we were after capturing a photo of this Buteo . . . which never really happened!! But we did capture some adorable Raccoon pictures.
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