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City Rascals - Raccoon bandits and cheeky macaques

Raccoons and macaques are very good at getting around the urban jungle and it seems that they have an insatiable appetite for mischief! They are just the right size, not too big to draw too much attention to themselves, and yet big enough to make use of all the amenities designed for humans to use.

it seems that these animals never out-grow their curiosity

For the young this is their playground, and it seems that these animals never out-grow their curiosity. The crafty raccoons duck and dive through the streets of Toronto, Canada, at night, and the clever macaques run riot in the streets of Jaipur, India. These macaques are so bold that they are happy to share the daylight hours with humans and in some places they even squat their houses!

Web exclusive: Raccoon bandits

Raccoons are the backstreet bandits of Toronto!

Director: Charlotte Bostock
Photography: Robbie Garbutt
Editor: Robbie Garbutt
Production Coordinator: Cleone Fox

Web exclusive: Cheeky macaques

Clever Rhesus macaques run riot in the streets of Jaipur, India.

Director: Fredi Devas & Hannah Hoare
Photography: Mark MacEwen, Gavin Thurston, Rob Hawthorn & Louis Labrom
Editor: Tom Wright
Production Coordinator: Cleone Fox
The BBC wishes to thank: Digpal Singh, Sher Singh, Bhanu Pratap Singh & Ganesh Sehu