Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Rocky Raccoon

I found this guy in a garbage bin in the early morning while shooting down by the lake. He was unable to get out, so I put a branch in there so he could climb out. To thank me, the little guy paused for a while in a tree and let me take a few shots of him.


Anonymous Keffy said...

Wow, Doooooooode. You actually made me feel sympathy for a raccoon. The city brand of this speciman of rodentia are just nasty. But this little guy, there's hope for him. You can see it in his eyes - especially in the second pic, which is totally amazing. Never have I seen such an expression on a raccoon.

But what, no pics of hockey golfers? Golfy hockers?


8/09/2007 1:01 AM  
Blogger Ben Reynolds said...

Nice title mang! Love the 2nd pic

8/09/2007 1:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

heyhow cute is that..... that was what I call a photo op. I enjoy your photos. Valerie

8/09/2007 8:42 PM  
Blogger Kalyan said...

WoW...really cute shots..very well captured!

8/10/2007 7:36 AM  
Blogger Chad Oneil said...

Dude, that's awesome!

8/11/2007 11:29 PM  
Blogger Mike said...

Great shot Joel. What a capture.

8/12/2007 10:42 PM  
Blogger Pod said...

ahhhh! too cute! the second pic is diamond!

8/13/2007 7:09 PM  
Blogger Blue Wave 707 said...

Joel, great photo blog!

8/16/2007 4:42 AM  
Blogger Alikins said...

wow. you are rescue ranger! and look how grateful he was!! fantastic pics! all throughout your blog :)

8/17/2007 11:52 AM  
Blogger Meg in Nelson said...

What Keffy said. My eccentric aunt next door had a pet raccoon in the suburb of Tokyo, until it escaped and bit my mom; it went straight to the local zoo.

What I remember is Dad bravely defending Mom, throwing a brand new pair of red, opened toed, medium-heeled summer shoes I bought the previous day. If the beast persisted, he was going to throw the even lovelier white-and-blue pair next. The shoes weren't even out of the boxes, or the shopping bag!!

8/17/2007 5:34 PM  
Blogger OGTL said...


8/18/2007 12:29 AM  
Blogger Reflex said...

Wow, great and well composed :)

8/31/2007 6:08 PM  
Blogger JAM said...

Aww. How cute. You're a swell guy, saving the world, one racoon at a time!

Great shots.

9/07/2007 3:32 PM  

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