28 Cute Raccoon Pictures That Will Make You Smile
While the words "raccoon" and "adorable" don't always go hand in hand (depending on the circumstances), we have no doubt these cute raccoon photos will bring a smile to your face.
Little masked bandits
Whether you live in a bustling city or on a rural plot of land, chances are you’ve seen your fair share of raccoons in everyday life. From their unique dexterous hands to their dark stripes under their eyes to help them see more clearly, raccoons are well-adapted and intelligent—sometimes too smart, like when they get into your trash can. Despite their mischievous nature, or maybe because of it, raccoons are pretty darn irresistible, as these cute raccoon pictures prove. We know you’ll want to see more adorable animal pics after you get your fill of these little trash pandas, so make sure to check out the cutest animals in the world, cute animal pictures, and cute possum pictures next.
We all need to take a breather sometimes. The same goes for these masked bandits, including this cute raccoon taking a quick rest on a wooden gate. Raccoons aren’t the only animals that look adorable while resting—some of these cute puppy pictures may take the cake.
There’s nothing quite like a brilliant flower to brighten up a spring day—and it looks like this cute raccoon agrees.
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Baby. Animals. What more do we have to say? These are some more funny animal pictures that will warm your heart and get you laughing.
Young raccoons have friends too! These two adorable younguns were seen walking in the grass on a summer evening at the Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland. Almost as precious as (if not more so than) these cute ferret pictures.
Lights, camera, action!
This furry friend is ready for its close-up in this cute raccoon picture. It really knows how to strike a pose! How do these precious photos of baby turtles compare?
…or should we say sitting raccoon? It’s pretty rare to see one of these creatures enjoying a nice seat, like this one here is doing at the Key Biscayne state park.
This playful furry critter is peeking out from behind a tree trunk. It looks like he’s ready for another round of hide-and-seek. Are raccoons not your thing? If not, check out these cute hedgehog pictures instead.
Being a raccoon all day can be exhausting—they have to get in their Z’s where they can. We think this little buddy is one adorable animal that can sleep pretty much anywhere.
…but make it raccoon style. These little lovers are some of the cutest raccoons we’ve seen.
A raccoon out and about, enjoying the shade of some evergreen foliage.
Even though raccoons are often associated with trash, that doesn’t mean they’re always dirty. You don’t have to take our word for it, though: Check out this raccoon picture of a furry friend washing up in a puddle.
Just hanging out
A baby raccoon hangs onto a tree branch. Did you know that raccoons were actually named after their extremely dexterous hands, which allow them to grip things like tree branches and trash? The word comes from a native Powhatan term for “animal that scratches with its hands.” Go figure.
Up on the housetop
This little bandit stretches out on a rooftop. Is anyone else reminded of a cute little kitten after a long nap?
Sun’s out, tongues out
This little guy is hot from the sun.
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Three cute raccoons go for a swim to cool off. Raccoons aren’t the only animals that enjoy each other’s company—check out these cute sloth pictures to see why.
Reel it in
Looks like it’s going to be a big catch today! This raccoon catches a fish in between its paws.
Take it easy
A baby raccoon lies down after playing with a water bowl. All in a hard day’s work! Here are some more photos of baby animals you’ve love instantly.
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At first glance it may look like this is just a photo of one raccoon atop a tree branch. Look again, however, and you’ll notice another little buddy tucked away underneath.
Off to the races
Watching baby animals frolic through nature is as cute as it gets, and doing so with a baby raccoon is no exception. Cute farm animals also do the trick.
There’s something almost human about the raccoon in this picture. Poor little guy just wants to be let in.
Hide and seek
Talk about blending in with your surroundings! This little raccoon is safely tucked away inside a tree.
Strike a pose! This cute raccoon is ready for its close-up.
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