Masked bandits of the wildlife kind
October 22, 2020 1:39 AM   Subscribe

It ain't a heist until Frankie says it's a heist! (Cue Ocean's 11 stinger.)
posted by gimonca at 3:42 AM on October 22, 2020 [1 favorite]

A++, would click through again.
posted by Too-Ticky at 3:53 AM on October 22, 2020 [2 favorites]

Finally, some good news.
posted by latkes at 6:42 AM on October 22, 2020 [3 favorites]

Aww, they're just young 'uns: still got the tapered tails. Put it down to youthful indiscretion.

Raccoons are swimming in Toronto's rivers and creeks, trying to catch salmon. Their tails floof out behind them like some huge safety buoy
posted by scruss at 6:52 AM on October 22, 2020 [8 favorites]

I don't think I would eat a Toronto river salmon any more than I would eat a Toronto raccoon.
posted by saturday_morning at 7:24 AM on October 22, 2020

After a 10-minute foot chase

I love this article.
posted by medusa at 7:28 AM on October 22, 2020 [1 favorite]

“Thankfully the raccoons were not injured during their morning escapade, and to our knowledge they didn’t abscond with any money,” Tarbox told the ABC.
Smash cut to chucking raccoons in a tree hollow counting out stacks of fifties.
posted by ricochet biscuit at 7:49 AM on October 22, 2020 [10 favorites]

There's 5 inches of standing water in my basement, countless things ruined. Was on the phone with the unemployment agency for over an hour this morning only for them to tell me they couldn't help with my issue because their computers are down. Democracy is crumbling, Trump's still dominating the news, and yesterday I had to see a picture of Rudy Giuliani fondling himself...

In short, thanks for posting this. I needed a laugh this morning.
posted by SystematicAbuse at 7:57 AM on October 22, 2020 [9 favorites]

Came in expecting something more like this, delighted by the surprise raccooning.
posted by Mchelly at 3:49 PM on October 22, 2020

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