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Published:June 16th, 2016 10:41 EST

Cute Coati Sneaks onto Train to Eat Ice Cream: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"The video, posted to YouTube by user nademedeiros, shows the coati, a member of the raccoon family, dashing onto the train to finish the ice cream remaining in a paper bowl left on the floor of the vehicle by a passenger.

The animal, apparently aware of the train`s routine, dashes back to the platform when the departure bell rings."


Coatis are members of the raccoon family, like their cousins they are thieves who rummage garbage cans in search of treats, but unlike raccoons they aren`t so mean and unpredictable. But they are wild animals, and I wouldn`t recommend anyone trying to pet one.

The adorable creature hopped onboard the train to finish ice cream remaining in a paper bowl left by a passenger, and then got off before the train left the platform.

New Yorker subway riders  wish all they had to deal with were coatis stealing ice cream instead of pickpockets stealing wallets.

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