Raccoons at Delaney spend the days curled up asleep in the branches of the tall white pines that ring the main pond. Raccoon scat can often be found on the landward side of the tree, as is the case here.
During months when there is a lot of rain, this raccoon crosses the stream using these fallen branches as a makeshift bridge. There’s no water in the stream now, but the raccoon crosses here out of habit.
Raccoons spend their days asleep in the tall white pines around Delaney’s water. At night they climb down to forage along the water’s edge. Here two raccoons pass along a trail they use on their nightly journeys.