Watch: Raccoon, Real New Yorker, Risks Life And Limb To Ride NYC Subway
It's a miracle this little guy made it out of the MTA system alive.
By Simone Wilson (Patch Staff) - Updated June 27, 2017 2:34 pm ET
MANHATTAN, NY — An adorable little NYC raccoon put his young life on the line last Tuesday when he boarded a rattly, decrepit, decades-old 6 train — at risk of breaking down or blacking out or running off the rails or smashing into a tunnel wall, or any number of other MTA doomsday scenarios haunting NYC in 2017, at any given second — all the way up the east side of Manhattan.
And through it all, our raccoon, real New Yorker that he is, just kept on slurping up scraps from a little Tupperware bowl that some woman was holding for him (just go with it), unflinching in the face of danger.
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