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Raccoon

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Brief description – Appearance (this should be replaced by two or three sentences)

Procyon lotor (raccoon).jpg

Short description[edit | edit source]

The raccoon can reach a meter of height 40 cm due to the tail.

It lives in North America, from Canada to Central America.

It is established on the banks of watercourses.

The smallest specimens are found in South Florida, has a weight ranging from 1.8 to 2.7 kg.

All 2 sub-species have a dark coat and long fur.

Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]

The raccoons' scientific classification is Taxonomy.

Its scientific denomination is Procyon lotor.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

The raccoon is omnivorous.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

It is established on the banks of the courses of the rivers.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

The raccoon is related to the bears.

Raccoons have ancestors in common with the weasel.

Its presence in the fables and stories[edit | edit source]

The raccoon is present in the tales of the Indians of North America

Its presence in art (images)[edit | edit source]

Raccoon on log (line art) (PSF R750011 (cropped)).png

(Other details)[edit | edit source]

The raccoon can reach a meter of height 40 cm due to the tail.

It is established on the banks.

External links[edit | edit source]

https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Procyon_lotor

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