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Raccoon Is Rescued Atop Building In Minnesota, After Capturing Fans Worldwide


For hours, its life was like a highlight reel of daring stunts and escapes – but now, a raccoon that mesmerized people by climbing a tall building in St. Paul, Minn., has reportedly been trapped.

The raccoon was spotted 20 stories above street level, in a downtown escapade that our colleagues at Minnesota Public Radio tracked closely – it was, after all, just across the street from them, giving them front-row seats as the animal avoided death and capture with equal aplomb.

Minnesota Public Radio News reporter Tim Nelson says that a law firm on the top floor of the building passed along the news that the raccoon had been trapped, citing management of the UBS Bank building.

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