The hunt to find a raccoon on the loose from a community farm in Sunderland has passed the fifty-day mark.
Meeko and two female racoons are believed to have been let out by a trespasser on 18 December. The two females were soon lured back by hot dogs left in a crate at the farm, but Meeko is yet to be caught.
Efforts to recapture Meeko are being led by Raccoon Rescue UK. The escapee is thought to be hiding in local woodland and paw-print evidence suggests he may be returning to the farm to eat before heading back to the woods.
Humane traps have been set at the farm and in the woodland.
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