Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
April 18th, 2015
tracks of left front and left hind feet
Early morning visit by two raccoons to our bird bath.
At El Monte historical museum. Tracks
Aww. My dog chased her up a tree. :x
Waddle pattern, hind next to front
Nail to nail
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...