Raccoons Throw Party in Backyard Pool: ‘They Are Loving Life’

Three shaggy raccoons were found living their best lives Friday in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Jimmy Cena heard his dog Hank barking just before 6 a.m. and looked outside to see a raccoon hanging on his backyard wall (WDTN) report Saturday.

He didn’t think much of it, so he went back to bed. But the dog’s voice grew louder, and Senna looked outside again and remembered that there were three raccoons standing at the edge of the pool.

The fluffy group was either playing or fighting, but he didn’t know which. Then one of the raccoons fell into the water and his friend jumped in after him.

Senna filmed the party animals swimming for about two minutes, and they seemed to be having a great time in the water.

“What are they doing? They’re just swimming,” said someone behind the camera. To tell Like creatures rowing around. The animals are enjoying the cold water and do not appear to be suffering.

At one point, one of the raccoons seemed to realize it was being filmed, turned to face the camera, then turned and swam away.

Moments later, another participant rolled in the water with his front leg up in the air.

“He was like, ‘Hey, this is pretty cool.’ We’ve got to go back,” said one behind the camera.

raccoon found According to the National Wildlife Federation, they live and make habitats in woodlands, wetlands, suburbs, parks, cities, and other places where shelter, food, and water are available.

raccoons have fun swimming They live in shallow lakes and rivers, but it’s not unheard of to see them in backyard pools, according to Wildlife Start.

Sena watched visitors play in the water for about 20 minutes before two of them eventually left the area, while the stragglers continued to have fun for 45 minutes.

“It was my first time. I’ve lived here for over 20 years and never seen anything like this,” Senna said.

Social media users shared their thoughts on the fun scene, one write in“Thanks to these people, I am learning to swim.”

“They act like they’ve checked into a resort! They love life,” said another. commented.

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