A raccoon spends the lazy summer afternoon in a forest tree and has no plans to flee. This tree limb is a favorite place for this raccoon to visit. She climbs the tree and looks in through my sunroom window to watch me as I paint at the easel or sit in the lounge chair and read. She no longer minds the click of the camera. She is a most pleasant companion but I think that she wishes that she had a camera of her own.
Photo taken in the ancient mountains of North Carolina, USA where raccoons are sometimes considered pests. Sometimes, but not always.
SONY DSC-H5 Exposure: 1.1s 34mm f/5 ISO400
© Jean Gregory Evans
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