He made it to the roof.
It brought an end to a day of drama as people around the world anxious that the basketball-sized raccoon would lose its grip as it climbed or slip off a window ledge hundreds of feet above the light rail tracks running down Cedar Street in St. Paul.
The masked animal did so by scaling a St. Paul, Minnesota, skyscraper, a la Spider-Man, and in the process riveting - and terrifying - legions of humans who followed online. As night began to fall, the raccoon started to descend the building slowly, before moving literally around it, and then climbing up again.
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The hashtag #mprraccoon was trending on Wednesday where fans anxiously watched developments of the raccoon's stunt.
The city's mayor, Melvin Carter, assured raccoon-watchers help was on the way.
The raccoon became stranded on a ledge of the Town Square office building earlier, according to Nelson of MPR News.
Looking like a smaller, hairier version of Spiderman, the raccoon was able to scale nearly the entire building, finally stopping to rest outside the Paige Donnelly Law Firm on the 23rd floor.
Many citizens posted on Twitter they were concerned for the raccoon's safety and were anxious it had not eaten since it started its journey.
The critter was put into a cage after "a delicious meal of soft cat food", according to UBS.
"A staffer at the private firm said they were still arranging for a live release", Vezner notes.
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