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Mets find a baby raccoon in their weight room

Look out, the New York Mets may have a rally raccoon.The baby critter sneaked into the clubhouse weight room at Citi Field before Sunday’s game and darned if the team didn’t go out and end Los Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke’s scoreless streak at 45 2/3 innings.Read full article >>

Raccoon Gets Loose in Citi Field Weight Room, Mets Cage It

Although they didn't find an alligator in the dugout, the New York Mets were in for a bit of a surprise when they found a critter in the Citi Field weight room on Sunday. A raccoon had somehow made its way into the training facility....Show More Summary

Raccoon invades the New York Mets' weight room

The New York Mets found an unexpected visitor prowling inside the weight room in Citi Field Sunday. ESPN’s Adam Rubin broke the (...)

Toronto Erects a Memorial for a Dead Raccoon Left in the Street

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: Jason Wagar) Rest in peace Conrad, a beloved procyonic resident of Toronto. He passed away unexpectedly on the side of a street. On Thursday morning, a human of the city informed the local government services that a dead raccoon needed to be removed. Show More Summary

When A Raccoon Died, A City Rallied Around It In Mourning In The Most Creative And Cute Way!

Sometimes, there's a man — er, raccoon — that brings together society in a way that mere mortals cannot. That man ringtailed bandit reared its head Thursday night in Toronto, bringing the Canadian city to a standstill, united by mourning, love, and acceptance. [ Related: Pet Store Protest After An Animal Is Beaten To Death! ] It all [...]

City's Candlelight Vigil For Dead Raccoon Makes Us Feel Like Jerks for Ignoring Roadkill All These Years (PHOTOS)

Post by Adriana Velez. A raccoon died on a busy city street. But that raccoon will not be forgotten, thanks to a flood of Twitter memorials. Was ever a raccoon so well loved, so well mourned?  Actually, it's not so much that the raccoon was loved. Show More Summary

Resident Evil returns to Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan is getting another Resident Evil attraction. Previously, in 2012, the theme park hosted a Halloween-timed horror extravaganza that transformed the park into Raccoon City, while the following year it added a shooting gallery activity called Biohazard: The Real. Show More Summary

Let's Laugh At This Drunk Raccoon Getting Sloppy In A Beer Warehouse Because We Never Get That Wasted

Raccoons: if they're not running amok in John Varvatos stores in SoHo, then they're kicking down doors in Bed-Stuy, Park Slope, the Bronx, and City Hall. The raccoons own this city, and if they want to break into our beer warehouses and trip the pink elephant fantastic, than we can only stand by in awe like video uploader Phillipp Scott. [ more › ]

Skyjacked Signs Off

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

We bid farewell to the city's sky-highest Twitter account. Rob Mac, better known as @Skyjacked793 or “the man who tweeted photos of a raccoon atop a sky crane,” has just announced his resignation as crane operator, bringing an end to photographs from new heights. In a Twitter post made late Tuesday night, Mac said, “As it turns out @jeffkearns you saw my last lift […]

Toronto's war on raccoons escalates with sneaky aerial assault

Animal warfare just got real in Canada Toronto's "war on raccoon nation" has escalated quickly, outstripping its humble, trash-based beginnings and transforming into an all-out infiltration of the city's tallest assets See also: A mighty...Show More Summary

Where do you stand in the war against raccoon nation?

In the City of Toronto, the Mayor has declared war on the ubiquitous garbage eating mammal. Whose side are you on?

An Explanation for Why Some Species Thrive So Well in Cities

4 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A recent video by MinuteEarth explains why some species thrive so well in cities while other don’t. The video also explains how animals like raccoons adapt so well that they actually live in denser populations in cities than in the wild.

New Battle Lines Drawn in War on Raccoon

4 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

But is a new city contract raising a new breed of super-raccoons? A new type of green bin from the City of Toronto aims to finally stymie our number one menace: raccoons. According to a staff report at council, the $31.6-million contract...Show More Summary

Newsstand: March 19, 2015

4 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

According to American economist Tyler Cowen, Scarborough is the best ethnic food suburb in the world. What do you think, Raccoon Nation: is Scarborough the best-kept foodie secret in the city? Discuss amongst yourselves. In the news:...Show More Summary

Raccoons and City Living

In Spring, raccoons and other wildlife use attics and crawl spaces as safe havens in which to give birth and raise their young Photo: Alamy This past week, I spent a day on a ride-along with John Griffin, who leads our Humane Wildlife Services (HWS) program.  John and his team are on the road every day in the Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

A Guide To Resident Evil's Endless Lore

Many stories have been told in the Resident Evil universe since the t-virus, Umbrella Corporation, and Raccoon City debuted in 1996. The Resident Evil lore hole is deep and maddening. The episodic Resident Evil: Revelations 2 starts tomorrow, and no one would blame you being confused! Let's clear things up. Read more...

Asian Market in California Sells Dead Raccoons

An Asian supermarket in Temple City, California, has come under fire for selling dead raccoons after a video circulated on social media showed bodies of the animals in the frozen meat section. Christina Dow posted the video she filmed Monday at Metro Supermarket, showing the frozen raccoons in plastic bags along with packages of meat and fish. Show More Summary

CA Store Stops Selling Frozen Raccoons After Health Department Visit

Inspectors from the Los Angeles County Health Department reportedly visited the Metro Supermarket in Temple City, CA, on Tuesday after being informed that the store was selling raccoons as food. Store employees indicated they had entire frozen and bagged raccoons selling for $9.99 per pound. Show More Summary

California Store Found To Be Serving Packaged Raccoons As Chinese Delicacy

6 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

There is a rather bizarre health department case out of Los Angeles where inspectors, responding to a call from a customer, found Metro Supermarket in Temple City selling prepackaged raccoons in the frozen food section. The raccoons were sold for Chinese customers who have a special hankering for the animals. It turns out that raccoons […]

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