BERLIN (AP) — A wild raccoon has moved into Heidelberg Zoo in Germany and guardians can’t kick him out.
German day by day Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung detailed Friday that zoo staff as of late found the excluded visitor inside the raccoon walled in area, where he was by all accounts coexisting fine with the seven unique residents.
The paper announced that the gatecrasher — nicknamed Fred — can anticipate free board and lodgings forever, in light of the fact that European Association rules restrict him from being discharged once more into the wild.
Under a 2015 EU mandate, raccoons are viewed as an obtrusive outsider species that may represent a risk to European plants and animals.
Wild raccoons in Europe are the relatives of creatures that got away from hide ranches decades ago.
Fred is probably not going to deliver posterity, in any case. EU rules direct he’ll must be castrated.