Problem

Threatened species of Procyonidae


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Other Names:
Threatened species of Coatimundis
Threatened species of Lesser pandas
Threatened species of Red pandas
Raccoons under threat of extinction
Nature:

Habitat degradation is probably the principle threat to species of Procyonidae.

Background:

The raccoon family includes 18 species in 6 genera. Red pandas are often placed in this group but there is a school of thought that puts them in the Ursidae family. Other than the red panda Procyonidae are found throughout the New World, from southern Canada to northern Argentina, in a wide variety of habitats, including desert, northern forests, tropical rainforest, and wetlands.

Incidence:

The family Procyonidae includes 18 species of which 1 is considered rare.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.12.2019 – 19:10 CET