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  1. crab-eating raccoon, Procyon cancrivorusnoun

    a South American raccoon

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  1. crab-eating raccoonnoun

    A species of raccoon Procyon cancrivorus, found in the jungles of Central and South America.

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  1. Crab-eating raccoon

    The crab-eating raccoon or South American raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus) is a species of raccoon native to marshy and jungle areas of Central and South America (including Trinidad and Tobago). It is found from Costa Rica south through most areas of South America east of the Andes down to northern Argentina and Uruguay. Despite its name, this species does not feed exclusively on crabs, and the common raccoon also seeks and eats crabs where they are available.

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  1. crab-eating raccoon

    The crab-eating raccoon, known scientifically as Procyon cancrivorus, is a species of raccoon native to marshy and jungle areas of Central and South America. Despite its name, it has a diverse diet that includes not just crabs, but a wide variety of other food items, such as insects, amphibians, fruits, and turtle eggs. It is similar in appearance to the common North American raccoon, but it is generally lighter in color and has a more slender body.

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  1. Crab-eating raccoon

    The crab-eating raccoon is a species of raccoon native to marshy and jungle areas of Central and South America. It is found from Costa Rica south through most areas of South America east of the Andes down to northern Argentina and Uruguay. That it is called the crab-eating raccoon does not mean that only this species eats crabs, as the common raccoon also seeks and eats crabs where they are available. The crab-eating raccoon eats crab, lobster, and other crustaceans, but is an omnivore and its diet also includes, for example, small amphibians, turtle eggs, and fruits. It resembles its northern cousin, the common raccoon, in having a bushy ringed tail and "bandit mask" of fur around its eyes. Unlike the common raccoon, the hair on the nape of the neck points towards the head, rather than backward. The crab-eating raccoon also appears to be more adapted to an arboreal lifestyle than the common raccoon, with sharper, narrower claws. It also is better adapted for a diet of hard-shelled food, with most of the cheek teeth being larger than those of the common raccoon, with broader, rounded cusps. Although the crab-eating raccoon can appear smaller and more streamlined than the common raccoon due to its much shorter fur and more gracile build, the crab-eating raccoon is of similar dimensions to the northern species. Head and body length is 41 to 80 cm, tail length is 20 to 56 cm and height at the shoulder is about 23 cm. Weights can range from 2 to 12 kg, though are mostly between 5 and 7 kg. Males are usually larger than the females.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crab-eating raccoon in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crab-eating raccoon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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