Watch: Raccoon stuck in a jam with head in peanut butter jar

A Long Island raccoon got into a jam when its head got stuck in a peanut butter jar. (Courtesy CBS2)
WASHINGTON — This fuzzy fool isn’t doing his film friend Rocket from “Guardians of the Galaxy” any favors in the respectability department.

A raccoon on Long Island fumbled around a Farmingdale, New York neighborhood with its head lodged in a peanut butter jar Sunday.

The family who found the beguiled trash-panda posted a video of the rascally raccoon to Facebook after calling authorities who, with gloved hands and a snare, freed the curious critter.

See the video below:

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Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor for He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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