Durango family finds rare animal: An albino raccoon

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Durango family finds rare animal: An albino raccoon

Mammal found dead on property south of town
Albino raccoons are extremely rare in the wild, in part because they are more easily spotted at night by predators. A family south of Durango found a deceased one last week.

Durango family finds rare animal: An albino raccoon

Albino raccoons are extremely rare in the wild, in part because they are more easily spotted at night by predators. A family south of Durango found a deceased one last week.

Durango family finds rare animal: An albino raccoon

The animal’s hands and feet were clear signs that it was an albino raccoon.

Durango family finds rare animal: An albino raccoon

An albino raccoon climbs a tree near Hermosa.

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