Your NPR news source

There's No Stopping Toronto's 'Uber-Raccoon'

SHARE There's No Stopping Toronto's 'Uber-Raccoon'
Weekend Edition Sunday : There's No Stopping Toronto's 'Uber-Raccoon' Image

A raccoon sitting on the stump of a tree in the Beaches in Toronto. The Toronto Star‘s Amy Dempsey thinks there’s a particularly smart one in her neighborhood.

David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Toronto is known for its raccoons' aggressive ability to get into garbage cans. The city spent millions trying to fight the gray menace — with mixed results.

More From This Show