All About New Mexico Raccoons: Surprising Facts on Their Biology and Life Cycle

Albuquerque raccoons belong to the family called as Procyonide. They are small and very adaptable Dallas animals. Raccoons live in America usually.

Albuquerque raccoons weight approximately 12 to 15 pounds. They have sharp small sized nose and small round ears. They have distinctive thick long tail with around 10 brown-black arranged circles.

Usually, New Mexico males live along and they can tolerate the presence of the females near them. Mating occurs during spring and off springs are born in few months after mating.

Life cycle
Mating occurs between January to March. After two months of mating, Albuquerque females give birth to baby which is 4 to 6 weeks older. They start hunting as they get 9 to weeks older.

New Mexico Habitat
Raccoons are founding forests and rarely move away from the water. They make their shelters in the hollow New Mexico trees, caves, trunks or underground holes. Often, they rest in the trees during daytime and start their activities in night. They can easily climb over trees and are also excellent swimmers.

Raccoons remain more active in night than day. They can easily swim in the rivers and stream or climb over the trees for searching the food. They have sensitive legs for grabbing the prey and bit it off in large chunks. Raccoons have a versatile nutrition and are omnivorous. They eat wild berries, nuts, worms, bugs, and larvae; they also eat wasps, and crickets. They raid over bird nests to eat their eggs and small baby birds.

Raccoons remain more active in night than day time. They spend most of the time in tree-holes and New Mexico dens. As they move, they become able of swimming in rivers or climbing over the Albuquerque trees. Normally, they eat plants or may some other kind of nutrition as well.

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