LOS ANGELES – Sad news from the United States, because there on Thursday raccoon Oreo (10) died. The animal was a model for Rocket, a character in the Guardians of the Galaxy films.

“After a short illness, Oreo died early this morning” is stated in the message on the Facebook page of the film franchise. “You were a fantastic ambassador for all raccoons. You were perfect. “

Oreo was at the premiere of the first film in 2014 together with director James Gunn on the red carpet. The voice of Rocket in the Galaxy films was voiced by Bradley Cooper.