The tens of thousands of raccoons in Toronto have a near-perfect habitat, with no predators save for cars and the occasional fox and two unlimited food supplies – wildlife and fish in the ravine and the Don River and an entire city’s garbage.

They’re so tame you can walk right up to them and take a sequence of flash photographs until you get the one you like.

Grey raccoon stands near garbage bags and looks at us with green reflected eyes

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