The Masked Bandit

October 26, 2012
Masked Bandit

When I was a kid we had a pet raccoon on the farm. So despite all the mischievous behavior of this critter, I still have a soft spot for raccoons. Their faces aren't a disguise—that's their true character! I photographed this kit while it was sneaking along the foliage of a lakeshore looking for a tasty breakfast of crawfish. He made out like a bandit.