Escape with debauchery: raccoons who Escaped from the circus drank alcohol all night in a local store
A real escape with a debauch was arranged by two raccoons in the town of Storozhynets, Chernivtsi region. The raccoons escaped from a circus that was on tour, and without thinking twice, they went straight to the store across the street. On the spot, making sure that no one would disturb them, the animals brawled all night and drank alcohol.
“Walked” raccoons are notable-the damage from their party cost the store 46 thousand hryvnia (about $1700). This amount is explained by the fact that the striped animals randomly threw bottles off the shelves, and if the bottle broke, they drank the contents. In addition, the raccoons also found a way to get to the cheese and sausage, so they also provided themselves with a snack.
The owner of the store with the salesmen saw all this mess only in the morning, when she came to work. Here were also “criminals” – not very sober and quite aggressive raccoons. One of them even scratched the shopkeeper. Considering that raccoons were never found in the vicinity, the woman immediately guessed that these animals had escaped from the circus-the “Orbit”.”
Not all local residents believed that the pogrom was made by raccoons. Especially local residents were confused by the fact that no one told how the animals got inside the room. However, when Ukrainian inform.the publication contacted the administrator of the circus-shapito, who confirmed that the story is true.
– I was on the spot, I saw broken bottles of vodka, cognac, beer – all this was lapped up, – says the circus administrator Vasily Kolos. – Raccoons were drunk, with a smell. They have the third day of intoxication, called the police. I think everything will be “OK” with them, the raccoons will be treated, dug up.
How the raccoons managed to escape from the enclosures is also unknown. In the circus, these two are not the only raccoons, they have three more ” colleagues.”
– I will not say how this could happen, I did not drink with the raccoons that night, – continues Vasily Kolos. – Although in my life I have seen all sorts of things-and drunk acrobats, and a drunk monkey who called the mayor at night, did not let him sleep, and this has happened to myself, but our raccoons have not shown any inclination to alcoholic libations before. What to do – animals live side-by-side with us and adopt the bad habits of some people. For example, we have a Smoking cat who asks for a cigarette with his paw.
Of course, after such intoxication, the performance of these raccoons was out of the question: the animals were several days away from the hangover and came to their senses. The remaining three raccoons were “blown away” for them at all performances. As for compensation, the owner of the store managed to somehow negotiate. The circus administrator does not tell what agreement they came to, only joking that “I had to promise to marry her daughter.”Anyway, now raccoons are not trusted – locks on enclosures are checked several times. Drunk animals are not a joke.