Photo: Little raccoon peeks from a tree

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Kristen Finnegan photographed this sweet raccoon peeking out from the crook of a tree.

credit: Kristen Finnegan

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Kristen Finnegan photographed this sweet raccoon peeking out from the crook of a tree. Although they adapt well to many habitats, raccoons (Procyon lotor) originally lived in forests, where they can climb trees to avoid predators.

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