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    • Procyon lotor
    • Procyon gloveralleni
    • Procyon insularis
    • Procyon maynardi
    • Procyon minor
  • English
    • northern raccoon
    • Common Raccoon
    • Raccoon
  • French
    • raton laveur
  • Spanish
    • Mapache
    • Mapach
    • Zorra Manglera
  • Yuto Nahua
    • batúi
  • Maya
    • a’ka’bak

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

dominic

Date

January 25, 2015

Description

Footprints found on the dry streambed.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

tnewman

Date

January 26, 2015

Description

Tracks seen on dam.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

melindawpajak

Date

January 26, 2015 06:11 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

nhmordenana

Date

January 23, 2015 02:03 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

happynaturalist

Date

January 14, 2015 12:14 PM CST

Description

Looks like a whole family traveled this road to and from the Bittern Marsh shortly after the rain.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

connlindajo

Date

June 30, 2014 11:38 PM CDT

Description

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!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common raccoon (Procyon lotor) Procyon lotor

Observer

buckwildbill

Date

May 23, 2014 07:05 PM UTC

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Raccoon in neighbor's oak tree.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

eastern raccoon Procyon lotor ssp. lotor

Observer

timbir5

Date

January 17, 2015 11:27 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

phlank

Date

January 23, 2015 09:22 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor) Procyon lotor

Observer

ethankeller

Date

January 22, 2015 09:01 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mapache Procyon lotor

Observer

jesusmoreno

Date

March 5, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

eastern raccoon Procyon lotor ssp. lotor

Observer

kylejones

Date

January 22, 2015 01:54 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

The raccoon (i/ræˈkuːn/, Procyon lotor), sometimes spelled racoon, also known as the common raccoon,North American raccoon,northern raccoon and colloquially as coon, is a medium-sized mammal native to North America. The raccoon is the largest of the procyonid family, having a body length of 40 to 70 cm (16 to 28 in) and a body weight of 3.5 to 9 kg (8 to 20 lb). Its grayish coat mostly consists of dense underfur which insulates against cold weather. Two of the raccoon's most distinctive features are its extremely dexterous...

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