The NYC subway has officially turned into a goddamn Six Flags Safari #subwaycreatures (@brookehogan1)

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We see many odd things while on the subway, but this is definitely towards the top of the list.

Brooke Hogan was visiting town and traveling on an uptown 6 train last Tuesday when she spotted the scene. As NBC wrote existentially, "It's not clear from the video why the woman had a raccoon, or why she brought it on the subway." 

According to the city, NYers "may not possess a raccoon without a license, and licenses are not issued for pet wildlife," which sounds like a real catch-22. But they do encourage co-existence with the creatures, so maybe they are sending some mixed signals.