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OH NO!!! Dramatic video shows rescue of raccoon that…didn’t go as planned

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OH NO!!!

Emergency crews were called to a building in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan on Tuesday afternoon, May 20th to rescue a racoon hanging onto a building several stories high.

A crowd gathered, and cameras were rolling as animal control and public safety officers attempted to rescue the animal.

A FOX17 reporter took iPhone video at the scene.

According to FOX17, as the crowd watched closely, an animal control officer climbed a ladder.

When the officer tried to scoop up the animal — the crowd began to cheer as it looked as though the animal was going to be brought to safety.

But then…

JUST WATCH:

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