Skip to comments.Raccoon Spotted In Tree With Face Stuck In Jar
Posted on 03/22/2012 6:07:58 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
SHENANGO TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A woman in Shenango Township said she has seen a raccoon with its face stuck inside a jar for four days.
Tammy Yakubic said she is worried that if it doesn't get help soon, the raccoon will die.
Yakubic called the Pennsylvania Game Commission, but the animal is up too high in a tree for it to intervene.
"Their hands were tied, unless the animals would actually come down to the ground, which he has not. I mean, this is going on four days now, so I didn't know what else to do," Yakubic said.
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My guess is if you shoot the jar, there is a good chance the neck of the jar will still be around the racoons neck and now with sharp glass shards.
It would be better to just kill the animal. I suppose a tranquilizer might be the next best option and then take the nasty varmint to the woods away from homes.
Of course not, it should go without saying any regular B-B gun user would aim at and easily hit the neck of the jar so that the problem you describes would not ensue.
However, should a sudden gust of wind deflect the B-B and cause the situation you described, the ‘coon would be able to eat and drink, and would have the bonus of having a spiked collar for defense, like the bulldogs you see in Bugs Bunny cartoons, in case of attack by a coyote.
You guys need to branch out into standup.
Well, according to the article, they shot him because they thought he was rabid.
Eleanor Rigby, wearing a face that she keeps in a jar by the door. Who is it for?
NO! If you ever had to deal with raccoons, you'd know I meant shoot the nasty bugger, NOT the jar.
You listen for the bark. Does that go against the grain?
[You bit, so don’t tell me ‘look what you started.’] nyah nyah nyah. sd
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