Zombie Like Raccoons Terrorize Ohio City


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Over the past three weeks, WKBN reports that police in Youngstown, Ohio,  have been called to no less than 14 disturbances involving menacing  raccoons exhibiting "zombie-like behavior." Adding another layer to the  weirdness, a majority of these incidents have occurred during the day,  even though raccoons are nocturnal. When one sun-drenched raccoon came  after Robert Coggeshall's dog, he says the pint-sized predator stood on  his hind legs, showed his teeth and then fell over backward "into almost  a comatose condition." The Ohio Department of Natural Resources  suspects the raccoons are acting up because of a distemper outbreak.

Source:  WKBN