Date/Year of Photo
Location of Photo: (BC photos only)
Nanaimo- Departure Bay- Newcastle Island park
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This is the rare Blond Raccoon found on the shores of Departure Bay at low tide when they come out to feed. There is a family of them with other raccoons who are partially blond, the colouring varying from pure blond to cinnamon . They only feed on the north end of the island where the BC Ferries come into Departure Bay .