Raccoon encounters on the rise?

The number of raccoon-related incidents is seemingly growing nationwide. ABC's Will Ganss explains the recent trend.
2:23 | 10/08/20

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Yeah. There is. A raccoon crashing a live shot at the White House. CNN's Joseph Johns fending it off with seconds to spare now militants on the president's schedule would barely making it on air right now off. African raccoon man god again the second time the second third fourth time. This video also from Wednesday be captioned. Good morning from the White House were Secret Service is trying to wrangle a raccoon NBC's Peter Alexander saying it's a family of raccoons including the one belt walked under my legs so what's the deal are these camera crashing critters hungry for their fifteen minutes of fame. Not really they're just. Hungry very often when these animals approach people like Melanie very aggressive you eventually. And out to investigate someone has been and eating an animal and learned to associate. People about all of us working from home is that would making the wildlife extra OY old it's possible that modify behavior a little bit in May be going places they were going report one father son duel in San Francisco film. Fourteen rack tunes. While walking their dog in Golden Gate Park but for the most part it's likely our changing habits. That make it seem like direct funds are on the rise they were already there you're stuck in your house you're looking at the window your desperate panic action. Nature in your doors and now you've noticed. Armed I think that's very interesting some of this is number I think a lot of this is oh what a neat seeing a murder hornet it's not like 2020s also a year it crazy. No matter where you will have you lived in a form of nature you live in a place that's all well let's about diversity and time that's actually good. Cool and will. My gas usually we didn't there. The set says that he do you find yourself crossing perhaps with a raccoon and it is acting aggressive pull a Joseph Johnson yelled scared away. Fun fact for you guys so Calvin Coolidge actually kept a raccoon as that that. In the White House her name was Rebecca. Unsuitable behind is get but. Half. Yeah they went into exile are similar but what about they'll wrap remain. I got to my father is dead we'll be okay guy yeah.

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