Guide to Wildlife Identification
Other common names: coon, ringtail
- 18 to 28 in. (46 to 71 cm) not including tail.
- Tail length is up to 12 in. (30 cm).
- Weighs 11 to 35 lb. (5 to 16 kg).
Distribution in North America:
- Along waterways
near forests or rocky banks.
dunks food in water before eating.
- Dens in
hollows of trees, logs or ground burrows and rock crevices.
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