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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raccoon Brown and black, masked face and ringed tail
Woodlands or sparsely wooded areas. Raccoons depend on vertical structures to climb when threatened so they avoid open terrain and also areas with high concentrations of beech trees. The bark is too smooth on a beech for them to climb.
I watched these 3 baby raccoon come out every day to look for bird seed. They couldn't wait until dark, they started coming out in late afternoon and eventually came out around noon. I am standing only a few yards away from them.