RaccoonProcyon lotor

This masked mammal can be found in a wide variety of habitats because of its adaptability.  Raccoons tend to be solitary animals, except for mothers and their young.  They are very dexterous with their human-like forepaws and are excellent climbers and strong swimmers.

Conservation Status:  Least concern

Did you know?
There are seven species of raccoon in the world, five live on tropical islands.