The Raccoon (Procyon lotor) is a medium-sized mammal native to North America, Central America, and northern parts of South America. Its range includes the Canadian Arctic, the Western United States, Mexico, and Central America. It was introduced in Germany’s Black Forest region in 1929 for hunting purposes but has since spread into France, Switzerland, and Italy. The raccoon is usually nocturnal or semi-nocturnal. It will eat almost anything it finds on the ground with which it can extract enough water to satisfy its thirst; common foods include insects, earthworms, crayfish, frogs, and eggs.
The raccoon family is a rather large one, with members ranging from bears and lions all the way down to pandas. One such member that has recently been assigned to this group is red panda cubs! Scientists decided that raccoons didn’t fit into any specific category a few years ago. So they put them on […]Read More
I can’t believe it! I can’t think they can swim! They have been able to do so for ages, but no one has told me this until now. It’s a miracle of the world! How can these adorable little animals know how to float? Do Raccoons Go in Water? Whether you want to call them […]Read More
We all know that raccoons are cute and cuddly looking, but what does their poop look like? This is a question we get asked quite often. Well, the answer isn’t as simple as you might think! The truth is that raccoon poop can vary in color and size depending on what they have been eating. […]Read More