Is This A Dog Or A Raccoon?! Meet The Animal Confusing The Internet

Meet Tanu, the internet’s newest animal celebrity!

But what is he?! 

Tanu is a Japanese raccoon dog, also known as a “tanuki”. Tanukis are often mistaken for badgers or raccoon, despite being a subspecies of Asian raccoon dog.

All his adventures are documented on his owner’s Twitter feed (@chibi_tori), which has recently gone viral. 

Here are just a few of the many photos of Tanu on Twitter!