Definition of ring-tailed cat in English:

ring-tailed cat

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  • A nocturnal raccoon-like mammal with a dark-ringed tail, found in North America. Also called ringtail, cacomistle.
    • Bassariscus astutus, family Procyonidae
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    • We're now seeing some wildlife we never saw before - ring-tailed cats, green herons, beaver.
    • The ring-tailed cat lives in the arid rocky regions and woodland areas of south-western United States.
    • Ring-tailed cats live on small rodents and insects, including the centipede, birds, and fruit.

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