- Native to: Native to North America, they are found in wooded areas near water.
- Diet: Omnivores by nature, Raccoons eat fish, insects, fruit, nuts and vegetation.
- Lifespan: Up to 20 years in captivity.
- IUCN Status: Least Concern.
- Fun Facts: The Raccoon, also known as the Common Raccoon and the Northern Raccoon, is the largest member of the Procyonid family. These animals are characterized by their black/brown ‘mask’ like patches over their eyes.