See how researchers humanely remove raccoons from house attics and crawl spaces. Wild raccoons are adaptable creatures that find cities to be rich in food and shelter. They move into homes and other buildings, which often leads to conflict with their human neighbors. With the help of high-tech cameras, National Geographic grantee John Hadidian is studying raccoon behavior in order to develop ways to evict raccoons from human dwellings while enabling them to survive in the urban habitat.
Read the article “How to Kick Raccoons Out of Your House—Humanely.”: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/04/160424-raccoons-animals-science-washington-wildlife/
Learn more about raccoons: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/raccoon/
Chasing San Francisco Bay Area Mountain Lions: http://on.natgeo.com/1SwOIiT
Project funded by: National Geographic Expeditions Council
Produced by: NGP Digital Studios