Raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)

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Raccoon dog fact file

Raccoon dog description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyCanidae
GenusNyctereutes (1)

Information on the raccoon dog is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

French
Chien Viverrin.
Spanish
Perro Mapache.
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Raccoon dog status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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Glossary

Subspecies
A population usually restricted to a geographical area that differs from other populations of the same species, but not to the extent of being classified as a separate species.
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Raccoon dog, side view  
Raccoon dog, side view

© Stefan Meyers / www.ardea.com

Ardea wildlife pets environment
59 Tranquil Vale
London
SE3 0BS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 318 1401
ardea@ardea.co.uk
http://www.ardea.com

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