raccoon dog

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raccoon dog

n
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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But Britain still imports and sells fur from a range of other species such as fox, rabbit, mink, coyote, racoon dog, and chinchilla.
A pet park with a wide variety of birds and animals including large park animals (llama, alpaca, red deer, red kangaroo, angora goat), small park animals (mini goat, skunk, racoon, racoon dog etc), park birds (white pelican, great flamingo, Japanese crane, ostrich, emu), vultures and predators, waterfowl, large parrots, parakeets and small birds to name a few.
It was identified as a racoon dog, a breed of animal native to East Asia that the charity had never seen before.
Thus, both the VP7 and VP4 genes of G3P[9] strain identified in this study were most closely related to a racoon dog rotavirus strain (RACDG5), suggesting an animal origin of this rotavirus strain.