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Bristol raccoon's high-wire act is back

Posted 4/17/20

This extremely large and agile resident of an unclear downtown address achieved regional notoriety when a video of his high-wire-walking antics ended up on sports and pop culture blog Barstool, …

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Bristol raccoon's high-wire act is back

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This extremely large and agile resident of an unclear downtown address achieved regional notoriety when a video of his high-wire-walking antics ended up on sports and pop culture blog Barstool, almost exactly this time last year. He was often seen over the course of last summer repeating the standup feat on the wires over Franklin, Hope, and Bradford streets, then, suddenly, he was gone.

Whether it’s the recent warming weather or an innate sense that he just might be the hero we need right now, he’s returned to the streets. Look for him to reprise his routine soon; early evening hours are the best time for a sighting.

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