Raccoons playing in a storm drain

These raccoons were filmed playing in a storm drain in Metzger, Oregon, US by Clean Water Services. 

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Raccoons, peregrines, baboons, cockroaches… animals around the world are amazing scientists by how fast they adapt to cities. And there’s evidence that urbanisation is driving evolution too, says journalist Karl Mathiesen. 

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Read the full feature in the August 2015 issue of BBC Wildlife Magazine. 

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