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Ringtail cat

Bassariscus astutus

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MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Fantastic series!!!

RosaJessen 11 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 11 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.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

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

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 11 years ago

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

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

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

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Arizona, USA

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

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