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What are Baby Raccoons Called…Besides Cute?

7/9/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

Last week, work stopped for a good half hour at the National Wildlife Federation’s headquarters in Reston, VA when a mother raccoon and four babies were spotted climbing precariously around a giant tree snag outside our office window. (See video […] Read more >

Baby Raccoons In NWF’s Backyard

7/1/2009 // By David Mizejewski

This morning at NWF’s headquarters in Virginia, a raccoon mom and her two babies were spotted in the enormous dead standing tree (called a snag) on the edge of the woods behind our building. The snag used to be a […] Read more >

Ranger Rick Goes to Washington

2/6/2009 // By Julia Marden

Breaking News: A Washington Post article reports that raccoons have invaded White House grounds, and are causing the┬áNational Park Service no small amount of trouble. We at NWF would like to posit that perhaps the raccoon population is a little […] Read more >

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Mother Nature’s Late Show: 9 Tips for Watching Wildlife at Night

10/1/2005 // By Guest Author

When the sun goes down and songbirds disappear into cover to roost, you might think that backyard wildlife watching is finished for the day. But the truth is that when darkness sets in, there is merely a change of characters […] Read more >

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