It's pretty scary that a city that makes up the majority of our state's vote is scared of a raccoon. I guess I'm a bumpkin because I've seen a raccoon before. Are Raccoons in the city really that rare?

I enjoy the outdoors but I'd hardly call myself an outdoors-men. I guess being a frontiersmen New York City means that you don't feel the need to call the police after you see a tiny trash monster.

According to CBS New York, some residents from a Manhattan neighborhood are frightened for both themselves and their pets after they witnessed a rare sighting of a raccoon.

It's bizarre how much media attention and panic this sighting has caused. You really can't make this stuff up.

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