Photography by Josh Hillman

Species: Procyon lotor (Northern raccoon)
Species: Lycium carolinianum (Christmasberry, Carolina dester-thorn, Carolina wolfberry)
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
St. Marks, FL     November 25, 2004

This small raccoon was feeding on the fruit atop several Christmasberry shrubs between the St. Marks Lighthouse and the water's edge. The complete series of photos of this raccoon are at

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© 2004 Josh Hillman

Canon EOS 20D
ISO 100; 1/320sec @ f/7.1
Lens: Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3
Focal length: 300mm
Flash: none