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A medium-sized mammal native to North America. The raccoon is the largest of the procyonid family, weighing between 8 to 20 lb. Its grayish coat mostly consists of dense underfur which insulates it against cold weather. Two of the raccoon's most distinctive features are its extremely dexterous front paws and its facial mask,
I happened upon this raccoon foraging in the middle of the day. The locals believe he was someone's pet that was dumped in the park.