The raccoon symbolizes curiosity, adaptability, resourcefulness, and masks or illusion. The masked face and ringed tale are what give the raccoon it's distinctive look. Raccoons are very versatile creatures who will feed on nearly anything and nest wherever there is an easy opportunity.
Raccoons are often "tricksters" and are quite intelligent with a natural curiosity that often trumps fear. They will "steal" food and resources when opportunity arises and they are known for being meticulously clean.
Raccoon people tend to wear many masks in life as well, often feeling the need to hide their "true inner being" behind their persona. Raccoon people are very intelligent, often self-taught with a range of skills.
Raccoon appears to show you the many faces we present to others and to challenge you to live more authentically. Raccoon also presents lessons in resourcefulness and learning to reuse and re-purpose items.
Raccoons natural curiosity is something that needs to be explored and raccoon people should indulge their inner desires for adventure and exploration by trying new things or experiencing new places.
Raccoons in dreams symbolize a benefician "hidden" discovery that is coming your way - be on the lookout for unusual opportunities.
Learn More About Raccoons
A raccoon can fall from as high as 40 feet out of a tree and walk away just fine and they run up to 15 miles per hour. They are extremely intelligent and will eat whatever they can find, making them a pest in many urban environments. Learn more about them in the quick video below.
Embrace the boldness and agility of the raccoon with a totem pendant made of lead-free pewter.