Survival and The City: How Do Raccoons Beat The Odds?

As human civilization expanded into cities, the natural habitats of raccoon were slowly destroyed. Not to be outdone, the animals moved to the cities and made a home for themselves there. Admittedly, raccoons have always shown an uncanny ability to survive in adverse situations, and it seems that they found a way when it came to urban situations. But how do raccoons survive in these congested environments? (more…)