Extra, Extra: Escaped Capybaras, Superman in Toronto, and the Raptors Earn Respect
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Extra, Extra: Escaped Capybaras, Superman in Toronto, and the Raptors Earn Respect

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.

  • Two capybaras (a creature that looks like a mix between a pig and a rat, with an added dash of cuteness) have escaped from the High Park Zoo. While the capybaras aren’t in their pens, it’s expected that they’re still in the park. No offence to the High Park Zoo (which is very nice!), but after an escaped peacock, it feels a bit like Zootopia over there.
  • Are you a comic book fan? Got an extra $45,000 lying around? If that’s you, you could be the proud new owner of a restored copy of Superman #1. The Beguiling, the venerable comic shop in Mirvish Village, got its hands on one of the remaining 200 copies of Superman #1, which came out in 1939. It’s especially exciting for Superman fans because DC is expected to kill off Krypton’s most well known export in an upcoming issue, and will likely reboot the franchise. Slap on some spandex and fly over if you actually are interested in owning the comic, because store owners think the comic will fly off the shelves like a speeding bullet.
  • The Raptors have defied expectations all year long during the NBA season, but only now are some prominent voices realizing their mistake for not taking the team seriously. Several prominent sports journalists, and even Evan Fournier, a player for the Orlando Magic, have acknowledged the error of their ways when they said the Dinos would make a quick exit from the playoffs. Sports pundit Stephen A. Smith went as far as apologizing to Canada, and all Canadians everywhere, before he gave a breakdown of their Game 4 win Monday night. As far as loyal fans should be concerned, they can keep their apologies, and we’ll keep the wins.

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