momma whos that

 
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pretty rare site to see a momma raccoon and her little ones in the day light hrs..but here they were eaten some food

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Guest - Oct 20, 2007 12:21 AM EDT
Wow! They are posing for you. How cute. You couldn't time it any better! Great work!
Guest - Sep 14, 2005 05:26 PM EDT
Great family portrait.
Guest - Sep 13, 2005 08:36 PM EDT
How funny! I love the facial expressions! :-)
Guest - Aug 24, 2005 02:12 PM EDT
diurnal racoons are just scared of the dark
Guest - Aug 02, 2005 10:59 PM EDT
im pretty lucky here ,,they visit in daylight or they just now theres some food there during daylight hrs ..that would be a good pic ..trying to get the bird feeders ..real thiefs then huh..lol..thanks mary ..fella
Guest - Aug 02, 2005 10:39 PM EDT
I put dry cat food out for ours and the whole family comes in different sets at different times during the nite. Too dark to get photos tho.I started doing this when the babies were climbing the bird seed feeder poles.
Guest - Aug 02, 2005 07:46 PM EDT
yeah, it's not good if they get too "at ease" around people, as there are some who would harm them. Just checked my pic and it was no good, blurry, guess when the mama was growling I rushed lol
Guest - Aug 02, 2005 07:42 PM EDT
hi mary.alandara....i dont think these bandits are rabid there getting to be to tame can actually sit there and watch them..theyll keep a eye on you .even with youngins.they seem to come all part the day lately ..in this pic i was about ten feet away fairly close ..there was one that was pretty timid ..not picture here he was hiding behind a planter ..so there is actually four here ..there pretty neat to watch ..kind of a daily visits here for quite some time now..always have to careful around wild critters tho ..enjoy..fella
Guest - Aug 02, 2005 07:26 PM EDT
very cute shot, Fella. Our mamas and young come out here in daytime too, (must be related : ) I was out back yesterday afternoon and the one mama with the 3 younger babies appeared, - they don't seem to see that well in daylight, guess due to being nocturnal, - anyway - so when the babies suddenly realized I was there, they all rushed up one of the tall cedars lol, - DH went and got the camera for me, but this mama got a bit worried when I was between her and the babes up the tree, so only got one shot, and decided to leave them alone, as she was growling and the babes were "chortling" to her, kinda worried sounding. Haven't seen the mama with the 3 older babies (that I took pics of earlier) lately. Should check that pic from yesterday and see how it turned out. Am sure ours don't have rabies, they look too healthy. Think it's a case of the mothers protecting the young from the older males who come out at night, by bringing the babes out in late afternoon.
Guest - Aug 02, 2005 06:53 PM EDT
Nice photo...they are so cute. We are warned if we see them here in the daylight...they could be rabid. Our Raccoons only come out after dark.

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