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The “cute-as-a-button” babies grow up — in the city, at least — to be not-so-cute nocturnal marauders that find their way into garbage bins and nest in our attics, where they cause unspeakable mayhem. Raccoons will, and do, eat anything and everything except, so far, humans. In Raccoons: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Them but Were Too Busy Cleaning Up Their Mess to Ask, veteran Star journalist Jim Rankin offers a hilarious excursion into the world of the masked critters, introducing readers to a certain Mr. Davey (Crockett-my-butt) Raccoon. Learn more about the mammal that makes your nights hellish.
Jim Rankin is a reporter and photographer at the Toronto Star. He specializes in investigations, data journalism and features. His work has been nominated for seven National Newspaper Awards. In 2002, he was part of a team involved in the Michener Award–winning investigative series into race, policing and crime in Toronto. His photography and multimedia work has been recognized by the U.S. National Press Photographers Association, the Society for News Design, the News Photographers Association of Canada and the Online Journalism Awards.
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