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Posted on December 12, 2016 20:00 by jamesbeissel jamesbeissel | 2 comments | Leave a comment

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The ringtail, also known as ringtail cat, civet cat, or bassarisk, is a nocturnal and omnivorous member of the raccoon family, Procyonidae. Its scientific name, Bassariscus astutus, translates to "cunning little fox". It is an excellent climber and typically associated with rocky areas.

Records of ringtails in Boulder County are sparse. Prior to 2014, only one documented ringtail ...more ↓

jamesbeissel created this project on October 14, 2014
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