Raccoons and other animals: Mutually wary

By Kathleen Atkins
Whether raccoons are entirely wild intruders or have been invited in to eat grapes at the dining room table, their presence can and usually does provoke a certain anxiety in their hosts. As you see in this collection of videotaped encounters, they're dangerously cute. In comparison, some humans are dangerously crazy: who lights birthday candles for a pet raccoon to blow out?

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