The Racoon, pp.30-31.

[Three Hundred Animals Contents]

IS a native of America and in Jamaica they are very numerous, and do incredible mischief to the sugar-cane plantations. The Racoon less than a Fox in size, has a sharp-pointed nose. The colour of his body is grey, with two broad rims of black round the eyes, and a dusky line running down the middle of the face. Racoons are very easily domesticated, and then become very amusing and harmless animals. 

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