It’s no secret that the standard raccoon has turn into the unofficial animal frenemy of Toronto.
They’re in every single place. They eat all the things. Their nocturnal shrieks have turn into the unsolicited soundtrack of spring and summer season.
But by now, raccoons have turn into such an off-the-cuff a part of life within the metropolis that most individuals barely take discover of these beady little eyes, shining eerily excessive of festering dumpsters and down darkish alley methods.
We’ve seen raccoons on trains, raccoons climbing cranes, and even public memorials for deceased raccoons within the downtown core.
Now, it could appear, raccoons have turn into official ambassadors of Toronto to guests from different elements of the nation.
At Toronto Pearson Airport, we noticed this little fellow checking to see who had come off the flight from Edmonton. pic.twitter.com/m2nSdrxwXt
Cameron Graham, who was ready in Pearson’s terminal three for his spouse to reach house from a flight from Edmonton, posted the uncommon greeting this morning.
“You almost expected him to come down wearing a little uniform and ask to help with the baggage,” Graham joked in an interview with CBC Toronto.
Other folks ready for arriving passengers additionally managed to get the raccoon on video.
a child raccoon simply casually hanging within the ceiling at Pearson airport welcoming passengers!! 😭 @CP24 @CityNews @CBC @ajplus pic.twitter.com/cOZ5TictV1
While the critter drew consideration from passengers and airport employees alike, Graham stated the animal was finally left to go on its method, free and unhurt.
It’s exhausting to think about a greater welcome to town. https://t.co/Vh8GtWUq4k
Raccoon welcomes travellers at Pearson's home terminal by: Farah Grimm published: