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Raccoon
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Procyonidae
Genus: Procyon
Species: P. lotor
Binomial name
Procyon lotor

Raccoons (Procyon lotor) are mammals native to North America.

Other names

It is also known as the Common Raccoon, North American Raccoon, Northern Raccoon, or even simply as the Coon.

Description

They are stout mammals that are known for their striped and bushy tails. They have black and white markings around their face and sensitive paws.

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