The birdfeeder pole is greased...this time with "Ben Gay" ointment! So are the lids to both of the sunflower feeders! Science is discussing the theory that an ingredient in Sunflower seeds acts as a narcotic to both adult and juvenile raccoons! The photographer (husband) is merely five feet away taking the photos. Auntie Em has been cropped out of the last picture to get the full effect of the joy of the little thief during his stolen meal. I am just to the right bent over double with laughter.