Why are raccoons in the order Carnivora order?
Raccoons are North American mammals identified by their distinctive pattern of fur. They are stripped with ring-tails and a black mask across their eyes. They are distantly related to skunks and weasels.
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Raccoons are members of the order Carnivora because of their enlarged fourth upper premolar and genetic evidence that shows they share a common...
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fromChapter 6 / Lesson 27
You might know of raccoons as a neighborhood nuisance, but are you aware of the amazing adaptations that they have developed in order to thrive in their environments? Learn about some of these adaptations in this lesson.