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Raccoon Survives Month at Sea by Eating Cardboard

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September 27, 2013
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Meeko the raccoon survived a month trapped in a container on a container ship traveling across the ocean to Liverpool, England. It's being said she survived by licking condensation and eating cardboard. Meeko's since been taken in by the Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary where she'll become a permanent resident. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reports.


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