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    11 Important Reasons Why Raccoons In Canada Are Just Different

    They are just different here.

    1. A raccoon in your neighbourhood: Chillin', raccoonin'.

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    2. A raccoon in your backyard: Stunned to see you.

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    3. A raccoon where you're from: Sleeping, as it does.

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    A Canadian raccoon: Rides public transit, politely converses with commuters.

    4. Most raccoons when you shoo them away: They scurry off.

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    Raccoons in Canada: You tell them a firm "no" to public transportation, yet they try and try again.

    Raccoons trying to board the bus in Stanley Park, #Vancouver... Even animals sometimes get tired of walking.

    5. A raccoon everywhere else: Is an animal. Minimal contact with humans.

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    Raccoons in Canada: Whatever the fuck British Columbians are doing with them.

    6. A raccoon in America: Forages for food, sometimes in your trash.

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    A raccoon in Canada: Climbs a 200-metre crane, poops at the top.

    7. Raccoons: A mammal native to North America.

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    Canadian raccoons: Have an entire cartoon series, from the '80s, inspired by them. Called The Raccoons.


    8. A raccoon everywhere else: Is afraid of you.

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    A raccoon in Canada: Wants to get to know you, Robert. "How you living?"

    9. Raccoons: Sometimes roadkill :(

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    Raccoons in Canada: Sometimes roadkill :( ...Then memorialized, mourned, venerated...

    sleep well my sweet prince, people loved you and remember you #deadraccoonto


    Toronto's dead raccoon vigil: one story, multiple narratives #theRETHINK

    ...and never forgotten.

    A butter sculpture ode to #deadraccoonto #CNE2015

    10. Raccoon news: Approach cute creatures with caution.

    Canadian raccoon news: We must defeat them.

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