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My meeting with a racoon

Submitted by Mildred Tee Hempel

I love going on hikes and taking pictures of wildlife and nature at all the state parks.

A few years ago I was walking around Fairfield Lake State Park and met up with a raccoon. I stopped and he stopped. I said hi and started taking pictures of him. He just stood there and let me. It was so cool. After I got some shots of him, I moved back out of his way to let him pass. He turned and went back the way he came which was the way I was heading.

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