So, this happened in Boston yesterday:

As of the writing of this post, the identity of the prankster isn’t known — but he or she is on Twitter using the handle @BostonYeti2015:

And the MSM really, really likes the story:

Now, back to the media’s regularly scheduled — and, at times, equally outrageous — blizzard reporting.

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