Raccoon and Cookie meets National Geographic Magazine

National Geographic just published one of my raccoon images its September issue.  I made the image while staying at a bed and breakfast in Astoria, Oregon. The owner of the B+B regularly fed her visitors cookies and so they had become very brave.  This is my first image to be published in Nat Geo, hopefully not the last!

Cover (not by me)

Raccoon and Cookie, photo by Corey Arnold for National Geographic Magazine


  1. Daniel says:

    I was just looking through that issue yesterday and that image stood out to me (myself a northwesterner), the cuteness of the raccoon contrasted with personal knowledge of how destructive and vicious they can be when acclimated to humans… I had no idea it was by one of my favorite photographers

  2. Monica says:

    Corey, how can I order a print of this brilliant photo? It isn’t listed on the National Geographic Magazine site.

  3. Shona says:

    Please let me know how I can order a print of this. It would be a great Christmas present for someone.

    Thank you.

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