Description

Raccoon Baculum Replica is cast in polyurethane resin and measures 4.0 inches. The Raccoon Baculum replica is museum quality and made in the USA. Procyon lotor is the scientific name. Our precise baculum can be used as a teaching tool, museum baculum exhibit, home decor baculum, or office decor baculum.

The Raccoon or Procyon lotor is a medium-sized mammal native to North America. It is the largest of the procyonid family, having a body length of 16 to 28 in. and a body weight of 11 to 57 lbs. Its grayish coat mostly consists of dense underfur which insulates it against cold weather.

Three of the raccoon’s most distinctive features are its extremely dexterous front paws, its facial mask, and its ringed tail, which are themes in the mythologies of the indigenous peoples of the Americas.

The Raccoon or Procyon lotor is noted for its intelligence, as studies show that it is able to remember the solution to tasks for at least three years. It is usually nocturnal and omnivorous.

The original habitats of the raccoon are deciduous and mixed forests, but due to their adaptability they have extended their range to mountainous areas, coastal marshes, and urban areas, where some homeowners consider them to be pests.

As a result of escapes and deliberate introductions in the mid-20th century, raccoons are now also distributed across much of mainland Europe, Caucasus, and Japan.

Though previously thought to be generally solitary, there is now evidence that raccoons engage in sex-specific social behavior. Related females often share a common area, while unrelated males live together in groups of up to four raccoons to maintain their positions against foreign males during the mating season, and other potential invaders.

After a gestation period of about 65 days, two to five young, known as kits, are born in spring. The kits are subsequently raised by their mother until dispersal in late fall. Although captive raccoons have been known to live over 20 years, their life expectancy in the wild is only 1.8 to 3.1 years. In many areas, hunting and vehicular injury are the two most common causes of death.

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Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 4 in
Raccoon Facts:

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Procyonidae
Genus: Procyon
Species: P. lotor
Binomial name: Procyon lotor
Conservation status: Least concern – A least concern species is a species that has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as evaluated as not being a focus of species conservation. They do not qualify as threatened, near threatened, or (before 2001) conservation dependent