Social climber: Raccoon scales St. Paul skyscraper, captures internet
mpr news ^ | 12 June 2018 | Tim Nelson
Posted on 6/12/2018, 10:07:14 PM by DUMBGRUNT
Forget Spider-Man. St. Paul has Spider-Raccoon.
On Tuesday, a mottled brown raccoon, originally stranded on a downtown office building ledge on 7th Street, proceeded to escape to the roof of the two-story building, then climbed another 20 stories up the side of the nearby UBS tower, as people gathered on the street below The raccoon’s quest became kind of a celebrity cause by late afternoon.
Hollywood director James Gunn, whose movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” featured a hero raccoon, offered to donate $1,000 to charity in the name of “anyone who saves this raccoon. I can’t handle this. Poor dude.”
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