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10 Raccoon Quotes About The Masked Creature

Thriving in the city's hustle, raccoons with their black eye markings find their way into our lives. The raccoon quotes we've gathered will provoke thought, stir laughter, and deepen appreciation for these adaptable urban dwellers. Browse through the list and share the ones that resonate with you.

Quotes About Raccoons Surviving In Cities

Originally forest dwellers, raccoons have also thrived in urban areas, revealing their remarkable adaptability. When you are living in North America, Europe, or Japan, you might find them eating discarded food in trash cans. 

Unfortunately, their will to survive led to them being pests. However, we must always show them respect. If you find them in your backyards, remember to coexist with them peacefully as much as possible.

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"We don't have to go to wild places to find wildlife. A surprisingly wide range of species can be found in our cities and towns, from familiar animals like the raccoon to more exotic ones like the mountain lion." -Roger Tory Peterson #trvst #quotes #dogood #ecoconscious #raccoon #exotic #wild

"We don't have to go to wild places to find wildlife. A surprisingly wide range of species can be found in our cities and towns, from familiar animals like the raccoon to more exotic ones like the mountain lion."
- Roger Tory Peterson

"I grew up in New Hampshire. My closest neighbor was a mile away. The deer and the raccoons were my friends." -Steven Tyler #trvst #quotes #socialchange #bethechange #raccoon #friends

"I grew up in New Hampshire. My closest neighbor was a mile away. The deer and the raccoons were my friends."
- Steven Tyler

"Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They're like the people who become successful and then don't want to be reminded of the old neighborhood." -Phil Donahue #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #bethechange #raccoon #people

"Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They're like the people who become successful and then don't want to be reminded of the old neighborhood."
- Phil Donahue

Noteworthy Raccoon Quotes In Literature

The masked creature is also in literature, capturing our imagination. In 'Fate's Edge' by Ilona Andrews, a raccoon's cunning eyes spark mystery, symbolizing a trade-off for knowledge. Whereas, Robert Fulghum, in his writing, creatively relates the animal to trust and love. 

Decipher the imagery as you read the following quotes.

"An evil spark flared in his eyes. Trade: raccoon for some answers." -Ilona Andrews, Fate's Edge #trvst #quotes #bethechange #gogreen #raccoon

"An evil spark flared in his eyes. Trade: raccoon for some answers."
- Ilona Andrews, Fate's Edge

"Why is love easy? I don't know. And the raccoons don't say. Always trust your fellow man." -Robert Fulghum #trvst #quotes #bethechange #takeaction #raccoon #love

"Why is love easy? I don't know. And the raccoons don't say. Always trust your fellow man."
- Robert Fulghum

Quotes About Raccoons In Films

Rocket Raccoon, a standout in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appears in the Guardians of the Galaxy series and Avengers films. The whole production team's skill in bringing this realistic character to life impresses audiences. 

Check out some praise from a director and a few of the talking raccoon's memorable lines in the following quotes.

"We’ll all fly away together, one last time. Into the forever and beautiful sky." -Rocket Raccoon #trvst #quotes #dogood #gogreen #raccoon

"We’ll all fly away together, one last time. Into the forever and beautiful sky."
- Rocket Raccoon

"Let’s give the galaxy something to remember us by!" -Rocket Raccoon #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #planetearthfirst #raccoon

"Let’s give the galaxy something to remember us by!"
- Rocket Raccoon

"Let's put it this way: If a raccoon can carry a movie, then they believe maybe even a woman can." -Joss Whedon #trvst #quotes #dogood #thinkgreen #raccoon

"Let's put it this way: If a raccoon can carry a movie, then they believe maybe even a woman can."
- Joss Whedon

Funny Raccoon Sayings To Make You Laugh

Raccoons' black-masked eyes and scavenging behavior have created light-hearted comparisons. Whether likened to heavy eye makeup or compared to enthusiastic feasting, these creatures naturally lend themselves to humor. 

Have a chuckle as you read the rest of the quotes below.

"Like a fat raccoon rummaging through the garbage, that's how I eat." -Thom Yorke #trvst #quotes #beinspired #changetheworld #raccoon #garbage

"Like a fat raccoon rummaging through the garbage, that's how I eat."
- Thom Yorke

"I’d gone heavy on the black eye makeup until raccoons and I could pass for cousins." -Jeaniene Frost #trvst #quotes #socialchange #takeaction #raccoon

"I’d gone heavy on the black eye makeup until raccoons and I could pass for cousins."
- Jeaniene Frost

By Isabela Sedano, BEng.

Isabela is a determined millennial passionate about continuously seeking out ways to make an impact. With a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering with honors, Isabela’s research expertise and interest in artistic works, coupled with a creative mindset, offers readers a fresh take on different environmental, social, and personal development topics.

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