Raccoon climbs 8 stories into child's bedroom

Rio, the 8-year-old son of "GMA" executive producer Roxanna Sherwood, discovered a raccoon nestled peacefully in the bedroom of his family's New York City apartment.
1:39 | 10/11/17

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We are back now with wild animals popping up in places you least expect and this story hits close to home. It does indeed. Amy, winter is coming. That was for you but it is true. It's why we are seeing a sudden surge of wildlife encroaching on human areas in an attempt to find food and hit close to home right here at "Gma." There she is. Our executive producer Roxana Sherwood in the control room at the helm. That's the seat she was in yesterday when she received a startling text from her little boy that red hi, momma, there's a raccoon in my room. Not a lot you can do when you're in the control room and received this picture of the furry little fella who somehow managed to catapult himself up eight floors to Nestle peacefully in little Rio's bedroom. We found out he didn't catapult. He walked up the fire escape. He calmly went off to school. New York's finest armed with very large guns? Really, did they really have gun, control room. They had guns and showed up to escort the little raccoon out. He didn't seem fazed at all posing for the camera. The Paparazzi were going nuts for the little raccoon. Take a listen to how Rio handled it. I was so scared. I just immediately shut the door. I was like creeped out. I didn't want to go in my room. It smelled. Ah. Roxana confirmed it did smell. He shut the door but took a picture first. Smart kid. Luckily everybody is safe. Mom is going to clean your

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