Updated at 4:05 a.m. ET on Wednesday High above the bustling streets of St. Paul, Minn., among monoliths of concrete and glass, a daring climber has defied the odds — and the altitude — to capture a city's heart. It just happens that this little hero has paws. A raccoon has been climbing since at least Monday, when it was spotted resting in a relatively low-level niche outside the Town Square building downtown, according to Minnesota Public Radio . The station says that after a failed rescue attempt, the animal scrambled onto a skyscraper nearby and continued its dangerous ascent. By Tuesday afternoon, the raccoon had climbed more than 20 stories outside the building of UBS bank — and had drawn a following so intensely invested in its journey, local...
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