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Ringtail cat

Bassariscus astutus

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6 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Fantastic series!!!

RosaJessen
RosaJessen 8 years ago

Yes, it was in Arizona. I usually see them in lower elevation when heading up Mount Graham where I used to work, but I found this male almost all the way up ~10,000 feet in the mixed coniferous forest.

Ylcat
Ylcat 8 years ago

Great sighting! I've never seen one in the wild except those that had been hit by cars in the Tucson Mountains. It is one of three members of the racoon family we have in Arizona, and it is Arizona's state mammal. Beautiful picture! Faved.

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Is this in the wild? This is the state mammal of Arizona.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

what?? thats in Arizona? ive never seen anything like that before. especially in the americas.

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Wow! Amazing! I never knew these existed. It looks so cool, like a lemur crossed with a fox. Love it.

RosaJessen
Spotted by
RosaJessen

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Dec 19, 2009
Submitted on Jul 17, 2012

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