Animals Can Be Incredible

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  1. Frank Sanoica

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    Or, the news video of a squirrel stealing a bag of MM Peanuts from a store.
     
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    Poor baby! Glad he's okay...even though they like to go through your garbage cans and make a mess.

    Doesn't happen in Fresno but have lived where it has. I remember my dad having to put a heavy brick on our cans when I was growing up in Pittsburgh. They could easily lift the lid. :)
     
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    Raccoons love a challenge.
     
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    They also live among us everywhere. Apparently, even in metropolis areas. :eek:
     
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    I think their habit of washing their food before eating it (if water is nearby) is just marvelous!

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    A raccoon helped me put up Christmas lights on the porch a couple of years ago (just kidding).

    Seriously though, one got inside the screened porch through the cat door. I wouldn't have noticed except it left a present on the floor, and then I found its paw prints while putting up the lights up near the ceiling. I kind of like raccoons and possums. Not as destructive as squirrels.

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    Cockatiel singing "He's a Pirate" and Star Wars Imperial March

     
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    Wow that baby has a good memory for a tune ! And no rosy cheeks :p
     
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    He's a NYC celebrity!: Pizza Rat!
     
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    What happens when you start feeding raccoons. They all look very plump.

    (Video is long, but you can get the picture in the first 3-4 minutes.)

     
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    Racoons are very 'cute'. But they carry rabies and other diseases. At this stage of engagement, I would put the food down before evening and watch from the windows. They kill and rip apart my chickens. They are capable of biting people as well.
    JMHO
     
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