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Is Toronto the raccoon capital of Canada?

CBC's Adrian Cheung looks into the trash pandas that call Canada's largest city home — and why they not only survive but thrive in Toronto. 

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Raccoons seem like they are everywhere in Toronto. But does our city have the largest population of the so-called trash pandas? (Michael Prestia/CBC)

Raccoons can be found in nearly every nook, cranny and tree in Toronto — especially in the spring and summer months. 

But is Toronto the raccoon capital of Canada?

CBC Toronto's Adrian Cheung looks into the trash pandas that call Canada's largest city home — and why they not only survive but thrive in Toronto.

CBC Toronto's Adrian Cheung digs into why "trash pandas" are the city's unofficial mascot — and why they thrive here. 7:52

Video producers: Julia Whalen and Victoria Valido
Videographers: Paul Borkwood and Martin Trainor
Graphics: Charlie Brockman/CBC

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