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Nebraska player's attempt at raccoon selfie goes bad, PETA wants justice
Nebraska player's attempt at raccoon selfie goes bad, PETA wants justice

Nebraska defensive end Jack Gangwish was bitten by a raccoon while trying to take a selfie with the mammal after spotting it on the side of the road last week while driving in Lincoln, Neb. The 6-foot-2, 260-pound junior then took a wrench from his truck and killed the animal. Now, PETA wants him punished. In a letter to Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichort, PETA requested that Gangwish be disciplined for his actions and require that all other student-athletes undergo an empathy training course. “It's time for acts of cruelty to animals committed by players to be taken extremely seriously, and with violence in football culture now under the microscope, this is the time...

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