Raccoon Dogs and social behavior in species. Raccoon dog is a loner and not territorial. Some of the raccoon dog’s tail can be together to roam within a radius of 50 hectares. In one place can also be found some raccoon dogs adjacent burrows. Although it can be voiced, raccoon dog not to bark like a member of the Canidae, so his appearance was often unconscious man. The dominant raccoon dog show of power by rounding its tail forming the letter “u” in reverse.
Raccoon dog has a waste water together. In the hunting area within a radius of a raccoon dog be found around 10 location of latrines that are used regularly. Dung piles are estimated as a means of exchange of information between fellow raccoon dog. Overnight while chasing prey, these animals could use 2 to 3 places of waste water. In a location of latrines, piles of dirt can reach a diameter of 50 cm. and height 25 cm.
It is the only member of the raccoon dog Canidae undergoing torpor (hibernation) in winter. In the fall, weight can be increased to about 5 kg because animals accumulate fat for use in winter. In the colder regions that many piles of snow, raccoon dog skip most of winter by hiding in a rut.
This famous animals like the pretend dead or pretend to sleep. Raccoon dog in mind so frightened by the sound of a shotgun to swoon just by hearing it only. Raccoon dog that thought already dead and want free hunters suddenly get up and run.