Coming in after the river otter looking for scraps.
Saw this raccoon in the parking lot of my apt. We surprised each other. First photo used an Instagram filter to see the raccoon better, and the second is the original photo.
Footprints found on the dry streambed.
Tracks seen on dam.
Looks like a whole family traveled this road to and from the Bittern Marsh shortly after the rain.
Late at night while on computer, I heard noises. Investigating, I discovered two raccoons tussling on the roof on top of the skylight in the back bathroom!
Raccoon in neighbor's oak tree.
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...