State Mammal

Ringtail

The ringtail is the state mammal, it is not really a cat but is related to the raccoon and coatimundi.

The ringtail is also known as the ringtail cat, miner's cat, and cacomistle.

It was named the state mammal in 1986.

Photo of a ringtail

 

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