Raccoons

Who Brings the Zoo to You?

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Daniel Allen

What I dislike is the lack of regulation, and the rise of start-up companies with neither the knowledge nor experience to share such specialist animals with the public. The problem with animal encounter companies can be split broadly into two main areas: animal welfare, and, public safety.

WATCH: There's Something Strangely Soothing About This Raccoon Diligently Popping Bubble Wrap

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Ah raccoons! Is there anything they don’t like doing? They enjoy fixing cars. They’re skilled at playing the water harp. And telegraph wire t...

WATCH: How To Get Your Dog Out Of Bed In The Morning

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Comedy

"Somedays I just can't get my dog Drake out of bed," writes Ben Lucier. "It normally involves going upstairs and dragging him out of bed to take him t...

WATCH: Oi! That's Our Dinner!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Comedy

We've often wondered - OK, not that often - what would happen if a cat came face to face with a raccoon. And now we know the answer. The cat(s) ...

WATCH: Raccoon Walks Along Telegraph Wires

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Comedy

All this video needs is the 'Mission Impossible' theme playing over it. Yes, just click play to be amazed at the incredible feat of a raccoon in To...

WATCH: Raccoon Plays The Harp

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Yes, you read that right. This video really does show a raccoon playing the harp. A water harp, to be precise. It is, we're sure you'll agree, ...

WATCH: Raccoon Tries To Kiss A Kitten

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Comedy

There are unusual animal friendships. And then there are animal friendships where one animal wants just that little bit more than the other one. W...

'Hissing' Raccoons Invade New York

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Yes, you read that correctly. Hundreds of hissing raccoons have reportedly been spotted in broad daylight on the streets of New York. And according to...

WATCH: Bizarre Raccoon Dogs Found In Wales

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

A routine call to Brecon in mid Wales saw an RSPCA Inspector called to inspect an animal that defied description. The animal appeared to have the f...

PHOTO: Raccoon Gets Stuck In A Grate

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Yesterday's Picture Of The Day was that lazy beast Larry, the Downing Street cat. Larry: think you've got it tough? Check out this poor critter: ...