Northern raccoon

Procyon lotor

PESUKARU
ЕНОТ-ПОЛОСКУН
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Family: Procyonidae

Strong body and a bandit mask continue to short legs that end in fingers and toes. Has been named after its eating habits: wets food before eating. Omnivorous and prefers swamps and water areas. Can damage wheat fields and has no trouble finding food in trash cans in urban areas. In nature raccoons carry diseases dangerous to humans.

Pesukaru-Riina-Kontus

Open

  • Ticket office
    9-18
  • Indoor expositions *
    10-19
  • Children’s Zoo
    10-19

*Indoor expositions are closed on Mondays.
The Zoo closes two hours after the ticket office is closed.

How to get here

Paldiski mnt. 145 – North Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak) buses no. 22, 41, and 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Railway station (Balti jaam) buses no. 21, 41, and 43 (Bus stop Zoo)

Ehitajate tee 150 – West Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Karikakra or Nurmenuku) From Railway station (Balti jaam) bus no. 43 (Bus stop Karikakra, Nurmenuku or Zoo) Buses no. 10, 12, 13, 28, 37, 45, 46, 47

Zoo map

Contact

E-R +372 6943 300; Emergency: 512 69 65
zoo@tallinnzoo.ee

Ehitajate tee 150/Paldiski mnt. 145
Tallinn 13522, Estonia

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