Why do raccoons have black masks? The mask of black fur that covers its eyes is the raccoon's most characteristic and familiar feature. One hypothesis for the dark fur is that it may help reduce glare and enhance the nocturnal animal’s night vision.
The Yakutian horse is a rare native horse breed from the Siberian Sakha Republic. It is well adapted to the extreme cold climate of Yakutia, and able to locate and graze on vegetation that is under deep snow cover.