Man attracts over a dozen raccoons with flute skills

A man in upstate New York showed off his impressive raccoon charming skills in a recent viral video. 

Now nicknamed the 'Pied Piper of Raccoons' by the online community, the man is seen luring the raccoons into a trance with the use of a Native American flute. The video was taken on the side of a road at Brasher State Forest in St. Lawrence County, New York, near the reservation where he lives. 

As he plays, raccoons come out of their hiding places behind the trees and surround him. Though the sight is truly astonishing, the man who took the video claims that his friend plays for birds and animals in the park all the time. Talk about a raccoon whisperer!

Watch the amazing exchange above. 

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