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 luxury label has historically included lots of furs across its ranges, from a variety of species including mink and raccoon dog, according to the Humane Society International (HSI), which campaigns globally for an end to the fur trade.
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In total, 144 independent photographs were taken of seven species: wild boar (Sus scrofa), Japanese badger (Meles meles), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides), Japanese marten (Martes melampus), Japanese hare (Lepus brachyurus), and Japanese squirrel (Sciurus lis) (Table I).
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