The washbear or raccoon (Procyon lotor) is a mid-bulk suckledeer from North America. Washbears are known for washing their food before eating it, which they are named for in Anglish and many tungs, and their braininess, with swots showing that they can think back to the answers to undertakings for at least three years afterward. Stockly, they are night-livers and all-eaters. Washbears have grayish overlays which shield them against cold weather. The name "raccoon", which is much folklier than "washbear" in Mean English, comes from the Powhatan tung, where it means "he scratches with his hands".

The orspringly homes of the washbear are leaf-shedding and blended woods, but through their onwendingness they have outstretched their reach to highlands, seaside marshes, and boroughwise spots, where some homeowners find them irksome. As an outcome of getaways and willful loosings in the mid-20th yearhundred, washbears now also live throughout much of mainland Europe, the Caucasus, and Japan.

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