Adventurous raccoon makes 58-storey climb

2015-04-18 07:16
Social media was abuzz on Thursday with the photo of the raccoon peering from between the metallic rungs of a crane 58 stories high. (Robert MacFarlane via AP)

Social media was abuzz on Thursday with the photo of the raccoon peering from between the metallic rungs of a crane 58 stories high. (Robert MacFarlane via AP)

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Toronto - A death-defying raccoon has caused a sensation in Toronto for climbing a crane about 213m up a downtown skyscraper.

Social media was a-buzz with a photo of the furry adventurer peering from between the metallic rungs of a crane 58 stories high.

The photo was snapped by crane operator Rob MacFarlane who has a popular Twitter stream that showcases photos of the city from high above.

MacFarlane says it's not the first time he's seen evidence of raccoons high on the crane.

MacFarlane said the critter calmly climbed back down the crane on Thursday morning after he yelled at it to leave.

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