Small raccoon makes big climb up skyscraper in downtown St. Paul

'MPR raccoon' scales UBS Tower in St. Paul

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The raccoon started to climb the 20-plus story UBS Tower in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, on Tuesday, pulling a regular Tom Cruise with almost vertical climbing abilities.

There wasn't much St Paul Animal Control could do because a rescue mission would be too risky for both the raccoon and the workers.

The raccoon was first spotted on a ledge Tuesday morning.

Climbing high above the city of St. Paul, Minnesota, a masked hero enthralled a city and captured the hearts of its residents.

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According to WCCO, the raccoon began a descent at around 11:30pm ET, "making it to the 14th floor about 15 minutes later".

At the 23rd floor, it stopped for a nap, allowing time for more photos. The building's windows don't open, according to MPR. The story was picked up by Minnesota Public Radio and the raccoon's saga - with the hashtag "mprraccoon" went viral.

Rescue efforts by the St. Paul Fire Department and building workers, who fashioned a makeshift ladder, have proven unsuccessful.

Frost and others tried to save the raccoon, but the first attempt didn't work out too well, as the raccoon made a decision to climb higher.

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It was dubbed the #MPRraccoon because Minnesota Public Radio, whose offices are in a nearby building, documented the animal's long, odd trip.

A raccoon scurries up the side of the UBS Tower in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Even Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn got around the cause, offering $1000 to charity in the name of the person who could save the raccoon.

She says it's in good condition and is eating and that a company technician is expected to set the animal free later Wednesday at a site yet to be determined.

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