The Raccoon Dog, aka mangut or tanuki, is native to Asia. Sadly, it's farmed for its fur in China and Finland. The fur has been widely misrepresented as fake fur or as that of a different species. (Click for more about the raccoon dog.) / The Humane Society
The raccoon dog, also known as the mangut or tanuki, is a canid indigenous to East Asia. It is the only extant species in the genus Nyctereutes. It is considered a basal canid species, resembling ancestral forms of the family.