Raccoons playing in a storm drain

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


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. 


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

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