Kits in a Tree
Pair of young North American raccoon (Procyon lotor) kits found exploring outside the den, peering down with curiosity from a tree perch. Photographed on nature preserve at Ohio Bird Sanctuary. Image published in Spring/Summer 2015 Nature's Best Photography magazine as a winner of Nature's Best Backyards 2014 international competition, and in Wild Planet magazine's Photo of the Month gallery, Issue 27 (January 2016). Republished in portfolio feature, Wild Planet Issue 47/Sept. 2017.