Crab-eating Racoon, Mapache, Achuni
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- Size 80cm. Weight 8kg.
- Brown or grayish brown, short and dense hair. Underparts lighter.
- Just like a racoon, black mask on their eyes.
- Their tail has rings. They have much shorter hair than their cousins the raccoons, and are slightly larger.
Habitat: Feeds on acuatic invertebrates like molluscs, crabs and even fish; some anphibians and insects.
Location: Nocturnal and solitary. Terrestrial, generally near bodies of water but they climb well. During day they rest in tree holes