Guardians of the Galaxy’ Critter, Oreo the Raccoon, Has Passed Away

The boun­ty hunt­ing, wise­crack­ing Rock­et Rac­coon is brought to life through dig­i­tal ani­ma­tion in the Guardians of the Galaxy fran­chise. But there’s a real life rac­coon who inspired the trash pan­da that Mar­vel fans love so much. His name is Oreo, and we’re sor­ry to inform you that the lit­tle crit­ter has passed away at 10 years old.