Cochrane has had its fair share of wildlife sightings throughout the summer, from deers to cougars to now racoons.

Facebook user Jim Frid posted security footage of the trash pandas wandering around a Sunset Ridge community.

racoonsFour racoons  caught strolling around Sunset Ridge (Photos Jim Frid/ Facebook)

"Alberta's raccoon population has traditionally resided largely in the province's southeast," says the government of Alberta. "However, in recent years raccoon territory has expanded to include central Alberta."

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