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Racoon

Procyon lotor

Description:

Raccoons are common in Costa Rica , but not so easy to see, In Cahuita National Park, sometimes we see them along trails.

Habitat:

Mangroves, rain, dry and Cloud forest

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3 Comments

animaisfotos
animaisfotos 9 years ago

Nice mood shot. Thanks for sharing.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

I like my Racoons relaxed!

In spanish it is call Mapache, this name comes from a native language,( náhuatl mapactli) and it means the one with hands, because of the ability to manipulate objects.

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jun 10, 2011
Submitted on Jun 14, 2011

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