• In dark times, we need heroes - this one is a raccoon | Hannah Jane Parkinson

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    In the interests of our collective mental health, we need good, fun news as well as bad - so thank you, MPR raccoon The last time a raccoon hit global news, it was Conrad, the Toronto raccoon killed on the road , which inspired a vigil in tribute. City services left the raccoon on the side of the road for so long that someone left a note and a rose by the body. Soon, a framed photograph of a raccoon popped up; a Sharpie was left to encourage written respects on a card; candles and flowers surrounded the corpse. The raccoon was named Conrad. Most people appreciated the offbeat humour in...
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