raccoon dog

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raccoon dog

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1. (Animals) a canine mammal, Nyctereutes procyonoides, inhabiting woods and forests near rivers in E Asia. It has long yellowish-brown black-tipped hair and facial markings resembling those of a raccoon
2. (Breeds) Also called: coonhound an American breed of dog having a short smooth black coat with tan markings, bred to hunt raccoons
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Noun1.raccoon dog - small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
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The threat to most of them is the pressure from predators: Nyctereutes procyonoides, American mink neovison vison and fox vulpes vulpes, By scurrying, Hatching and the increased mortality of young birds and adults.
The major predators of small rodents were raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides, leopard cat Prionailurus bengalensis, Siberian weasel Mustela sibirica, Eurasian badger Meles meles, and yellow-throated marten Martes flavigula in our study area.
Red fox Vulpes vulpes, pine marten Martes martes, raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides, raccoon Procyon lotor and northern goshawk Acciptergentilis are potential predators of capercaillies in the study area.
gabbii, the canid Nyctereutes procyonoides, the mustelids M.
This species infests dogs, coyotes, foxes and wolves in different regions from America (7), whereas in Europe (Check Republic), it has been found on Nyctereutes procyonoides (19), demonstrating its adaptability to parasites wild canids.
The raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides Gray and badger Meles meles L.