An ideal answer will identify the animal to species, explain how you arrived at your answer, and explain how you eliminated other candidates and possibilities. It is, after all, a raccoon until proven otherwise. Your explanations will help others benefit from your process as you puzzle through this. I'll be honest--this is an extremely difficult track to interpret, but I *think* it is possible to ID from this photo. Good luck!
To download the photo or view it larger size, right click the image below.Answers are due by January 12.