Term Derek Troudt
1ST One fourth Project Data Sheet
Notice: The options count because 1 stage each, so not doing the resources will result in a loss of 9 points!
A. (5 pts) Scientific Brand (remember to underline or perhaps italize): Empire: Animalia
Friends and family: Procyonidae
Genus (capitalized): Procyon
species (lower case): lotor
*Source: The Encyclopedia of Mammals. David Macdonald, Editor; Andromeda Oxford Ltd., 2001.
B. ( 5 pts) Physical Description:
Height: About twelve inches, or three hundred millimeters.
Excess weight: 20-35 lbs.
Distinguishing feature: Mask around their eye.
Other: Butt has five to several black wedding rings. Females will be smaller than guys.
*Source: Indiana Department of Natural Solutions
http://www.in. gov/dnr/fishwild/publications/lifeseries/raccoon. htm
C. (4 pts) Breeding Info:
Age in sexual maturity: 1st spring
Gestation or perhaps incubation period: 63 days and nights
Litter or clutch size: 2 to 6 grayish cubs
How can the mom care for the young, or perhaps does she? Young are generally on their own by autumn, however, many will stay with the mother throughout the winter Other: If a 1st litter passes away, a female may mate once again. Eyes and ears do not open for a few weeks.
*Source: Rocky Mountain Wildlife. David Dahms. Paragon Press, 1995
D. (4 pt) Life-style
Diet: ova, fruit, acorns, grains, fish, snails, clams, earthworms Life expectancy: More or less than 12 years
Environment – 2 pts (what kind of house does it have? ) Virtually anywhere
*Source: Rocky Mountain Creatures. David Dahms. Paragon Press, 1995
Electronic. (2 pts) Related kinds
• Crab-eating raccoon
• Tres Marias raccoon
*Source: " Raccoon. " Infestations Control Canada. Web. September. 2010..
N. (3 pts) Range & Distribution
In which in Colorado: Raccoons live...