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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

April 22, 2015 09:52 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

thesonoranman

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

April 18th, 2015
Sweetwater Wetlands

Photos / Sounds

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What

raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

speiden

Date

April 21, 2015 05:43 PM EDT

Description

tracks

Photos / Sounds

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What

raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

speiden

Date

April 22, 2015 05:33 PM EDT

Description

tracks of left front and left hind feet

Photos / Sounds

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dpom

Date

April 24, 2015 07:37 AM PDT

Description

Early morning visit by two raccoons to our bird bath.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

lfelliott

Date

April 23, 2015 07:01 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

jeffchapman7967

Date

April 23, 2015 01:00 PM PDT

Description

At El Monte historical museum. Tracks

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Genus Procyon

Observer

lmegamecammer

Date

April 2, 2015

Description

I think one raccoon is trailing another raccoon on the other side of the pond, because they are both following the same path simultaneously. I think that it is a raccoon because of its striped, bushy tail.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

vilseskog

Date

April 5, 2015

Description

roadkill

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

celticcail

Date

April 20, 2015 05:49 PM EDT

Description

Aww. My dog chased her up a tree. :x

Photos / Sounds

Observer

joewantuch

Date

March 6, 2015

Description

Waddle pattern, hind next to front

Trail
Nail to nail
Length
15 1/4
15 3/4
16
16 3/4
13 1/8

Width
4 7/8
3 3/8
5 7/8
6 3/4
5 1/4

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Description from Wikipedia

Procyon is a genus of nocturnal mammals, comprising three species commonly known as raccoons, in the family Procyonidae. The most familiar species, the common raccoon (P. lotor), is often known simply as "the" raccoon, as the two other raccoon species in the genus are native only to the tropics and less well known. Genetic studies have shown that the closest relatives of raccoons are the ring-tailed cats and cacomistles of genus Bassariscus, from which they diverged...

No range data available.