Northern Raccoon

Northern Raccoon

Adaptable and resourceful creatures

The raccoon, also known as the North American raccoon, has grayish fur and is known for its intelligence. The adaptability of these animals allowed them to expand their habitat to mountainous areas, coastal wetlands and urban areas.
Research has shown that raccoons exhibit social behavior, with particular interactions between the sexes.

Characteristics

Order:
Carnivora

Family:
Procyonidae

Scientific name:
Procyon lotor

Habitat:
Forest

Origin:
North America

Current trend:
Increase

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
2-3 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

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