Raccoon gets frozen to railway track by its testicles as temperatures plummet

Railroad workers had to rescue a stricken male raccoon after it became frozen to one side of the tracks -- stuck fast -- by its private parts.The animal was seen facing the oncoming train carriage as it straddled one side of the track.Railroad worker Neil Mullis, 35, was out on the job when he came across the little guy.The traumatised-looking raccoon was eventually removed from the rail with hot water and a shovel.Neil, from Cochran, Georgia, USA, said: "I poured the warm water under his bottom while a co-worker worked the shovel under his butt to try and break him loose.SWNS