Whole gastro-intestinal tract of a raccoon weighing 30 pounds. GIT was prepared by methanol desiccation and painted with lacquer. The anterior part of the gastrointestinal tract has a muscular stomach which continues as a long small and large intestines without any specific demarcation.

Raccoon gastrointestinal tract

Credit: Nishanth Sunny

Digital Credit: Nishanth Sunny

Publisher: University of Maryland

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Description: Whole gastro-intestinal tract of a raccoon weighing 30 pounds. GIT was prepared by methanol desiccation and painted with lacquer. The anterior part of the gastrointestinal tract has a muscular stomach which continues as a long small and large intestines without any specific demarcation.

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