Found in North America even looks like a bandit so it’s not that it’s no stranger to seeking food from the trash or being pests in people’s homes. However the raccoon also has, perhaps, surprisingly amazing intelligence. Studies have shown that these clever beasts have been able to recall solutions to complex problems and even identify and differentiate different symbols up to three years after learning them.
Some experts have also said that raccoons performed very high on a mammal IQ test. Way to go you marvelous masked mammals.