The Tanuki (Raccoon-Dog) Family

The top picture is the earliest variation of the family, the second picture is the later and more common variation. 'Tanuki' is Japanese for Raccoon-Dog. A Tanuki is a fox-like creature that is dark brown with a large bushy tail and a subtle raccoon-like markings on its face. It only lives in Eastern Asia and Japan. is a fan site, it is not affiliated in any way with Sylvanian Families, Calico Critters, or their distributors.
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