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Raccoon Scales Building, Goes Viral

Russell Burke
New York Times

A Minnesota raccoon became a social media sensation this week after its unlikely ascent to the top of a 25-story skyscraper, and subsequent rescue. Biology Professor and urban ecologist Russell Burke tells the New York Times while raccoons are known for their climbing prowess, “that kind of height is extraordinary.”

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