Raccoon spotted hanging out of car window on Florida highway

Raccoon spotted hanging out of car window on Florida highway

A raccoon enjoyed the Florida breeze Sunday by hanging out of a car window as it sped down a Citrus County road.

HOMOSASSA, Fla. — You've seen dogs hanging out of car windows, their tongues wagging as they enjoy a cool breeze.

Watching a raccoon doing the same thing is a little, well, different.

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A Florida couple driving through Citrus County on Sunday spotted the animal in another car, WFLA reported.

Raccoon hangs out car window

ONLY IN FLORIDA 😂🦝 A couple was enjoying a nice Sunday drive through Homosassa when they spotted a raccoon hanging out the window of a car passing by. wfla.com/2054978744

Posted by WFLA News Channel 8 on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Savannah Bostic and her boyfriend, Jermaine White, were driving through Homosassa when a white car passed them. Bostic told the television station she did a double take when she saw the raccoon hanging out of the window.

"We thought it was so funny," Bostic told WFLA.

Bostic began filming with her cellphone and shared the video on Facebook.

While having a raccoon as a pet may seem unusual, it is not illegal in Florida, WTVJ reported. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a permit is needed to own a raccoon, the television station reported.