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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
FEEDING THE RACCOON

A smart and cute creature taking gently with its extremely dexterous front paws a piece of bread from a woman’s hand. Raccoons are noted for their intelligence, with studies showing that they are able to remember the solution to tasks for up to three years. With its facial mask was one of the most common themes in the mythology of several Native American tribes.

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Date Taken: 09.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: VANCOUVER, Canada
Copyright: © Karolos Trivizas