Taxonomic status and conservation relevance of the raccoons (Procyon spp.) of the West Indies

@article{Helgen2003TaxonomicSA,
  title={Taxonomic status and conservation relevance of the raccoons (Procyon spp.) of the West Indies},
  author={K. Helgen and D. E. Wilson},
  journal={Journal of Zoology},
  year={2003},
  volume={259},
  pages={69-76}
}
  • K. Helgen, D. E. Wilson
  • Published 2003
  • Biology
  • Journal of Zoology
  • Raccoons Procyon spp. from New Providence Island in the Bahamas and from Barbados and Guadeloupe in the Lesser Antilles have traditionally been recognized as distinctive species endemic to their respective islands. All three of these ‘species’ currently possess official conservation status of high concern. Bahamian and Guadeloupean raccoons are recognized as endangered species by the World Conservation Union (IUCN), which also considers the Barbados raccoon to be a recently extinct West Indian… CONTINUE READING
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